# Program to print the Ladder Pattern

Given an integer N, the task is to print the ladder with N steps using ‘*’. The ladder will be with the gap of 3 spaces between two side rails.

```Input: N = 3
Output:
*   *
*   *
*****
*   *
*   *
*****
*   *
*   *
*****
*   *
*   *

Input: N = 4
Output:
*   *
*   *
*****
*   *
*   *
*****
*   *
*   *
*****
*   *
*   *
*****
*   *
*   *
```

## Recommended: Please try your approach on {IDE} first, before moving on to the solution.

Approach: Dividing the pattern into two sub-pattern.

• ```*    *
*    *```

which will be printed N+1 times

• ```*****
*    *
*    *```

which will be printed N times.

Below is the implementation of the above approach:

## C++

 `// C++ program to print the ladder pattern ` ` `  `#include ` `using` `namespace` `std; ` ` `  `// Function to print the desired ladder Pattern ` `void` `ladder_pattern(``int` `N) ` `{ ` ` `  `    ``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i <= N; i++) { ` `        ``// Printing the sub-pattern 1 ` `        ``// N+1 times ` `        ``cout << ``"*   *"` `<< endl; ` `        ``cout << ``"*   *"` `<< endl; ` ` `  `        ``if` `(i < N) { ` `            ``// Printing the sub-pattern 2 ` `            ``// N times ` `            ``cout << ``"*****"` `<< endl; ` `        ``} ` `    ``} ` `} ` ` `  `// Driver Code ` `int` `main() ` `{ ` `    ``// Size of the Pattern ` `    ``int` `N = 3; ` ` `  `    ``// Print the ladder ` `    ``ladder_pattern(N); ` ` `  `    ``return` `0; ` `} `

## Java

 `// Java program to print the ladder pattern ` `class` `GFG  ` `{ ` ` `  `// Function to print the desired ladder Pattern ` `static` `void` `ladder_pattern(``int` `N) ` `{ ` ` `  `    ``for` `(``int` `i = ``0``; i <= N; i++)  ` `    ``{ ` `         `  `        ``// Printing the sub-pattern 1 ` `        ``// N+1 times ` `        ``System.out.println(``"*   *"``); ` `        ``System.out.println(``"*   *"``); ` ` `  `        ``if` `(i < N) ` `        ``{ ` `            ``// Printing the sub-pattern 2 ` `            ``// N times ` `            ``System.out.println(``"*****"` `); ` `        ``} ` `    ``} ` `} ` ` `  `// Driver Code ` `public` `static` `void` `main(String args[]) ` `{ ` `    ``// Size of the Pattern ` `    ``int` `N = ``3``; ` ` `  `    ``// Print the ladder ` `    ``ladder_pattern(N); ` `} ` `} ` ` `  `// This code is contributed by Rajput Ji `

## Python3

 `# Python3 program to print the ladder pattern  ` ` `  `# Function to print the desired ladder Pattern  ` `def` `ladder_pattern(N) : ` ` `  `    ``for` `i ``in` `range``(N ``+` `1``) : ` `         `  `        ``# Printing the sub-pattern 1  ` `        ``# N + 1 times  ` `        ``print``(``"*   *"``);  ` `        ``print``(``"*   *"``);  ` ` `  `        ``if` `(i < N) : ` `             `  `            ``# Printing the sub-pattern 2  ` `            ``# N times  ` `            ``print``(``"*****"``);  ` ` `  `# Driver Code  ` `if` `__name__ ``=``=` `"__main__"` `:  ` `     `  `    ``# Size of the Pattern  ` `    ``N ``=` `3``;  ` ` `  `    ``# Print the ladder  ` `    ``ladder_pattern(N);  ` `     `  `# This code is contributed by AnkitRai01 `

## C#

 `// C# program to print the ladder pattern ` `using` `System; ` ` `  `class` `GFG ` `{ ` `     `  `// Function to print the desired ladder Pattern ` `static` `void` `ladder_pattern(``int` `N) ` `{ ` `    ``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i <= N; i++)  ` `    ``{ ` `         `  `        ``// Printing the sub-pattern 1 ` `        ``// N+1 times ` `        ``Console.WriteLine(``"*   *"``); ` `        ``Console.WriteLine(``"*   *"``); ` ` `  `        ``if` `(i < N) ` `        ``{ ` `            ``// Printing the sub-pattern 2 ` `            ``// N times ` `            ``Console.WriteLine(``"*****"``); ` `        ``} ` `    ``} ` `} ` ` `  `// Driver Code ` `static` `public` `void` `Main () ` `{ ` `    ``// Size of the Pattern ` `    ``int` `N = 3; ` ` `  `    ``// Print the ladder ` `    ``ladder_pattern(N); ` `} ` `} ` ` `  `// This code is contributed by ajit. `

Output:

```*   *
*   *
*****
*   *
*   *
*****
*   *
*   *
*****
*   *
*   *
```

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