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Answer to Question #47544 in C for eridan

Question #47544
Write a program that allows the user to enter the last names of five candidates in a local election and the number of votes received by each candidate. The program should then output each candidate’s name, the number of votes received, and the percentage of the total votes received by the candidate. Your program should also output the winner of the election.
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//answer on Question #47544, Programming, C
#include <stdio.h>
int main(void)
{
    printf("Enter the last names of five candidates in a local election and the number of votes received by each candidate\n");
    int i=0;
    char* name[5][100];
    int curVotes=0;
    int votes[5];
    //read number of votes for each candidate
    for( i=0; i<5; ++i )
    {
        printf( "%d. Last name: ", i+1 );
        scanf( "%s", name[i] );
        printf( "Number of votes:\n" );
        scanf( "%d", &curVotes );
        votes[i] = curVotes;
    }
    float sum = 0;
    //calculate total number of votes
    for( i=0; i<5; ++i )
    {
        sum = sum + votes[i];
    }
    //calculate result percent for each candidate
    float percentage[5];
    for( i=0; i<5; ++i )
    {
        percentage[i] = 100*votes[i]/sum;
    }
    //show info
    for( i=0; i<5; ++i )
    {
        printf( "%s: %d votes( %.2f %%)\n", name[i], votes[i], percentage[i]);
    }
    int curWinner=0;
    float curValue = 0;
    //winner of elections
    for( i=0; i < 5; ++i )
    {
        if( percentage[i] > curValue )
        {
            curValue = percentage[i];
            curWinner = i;
        }
    }
    printf( "Winner: %s\n", name[curWinner] );
    return 0;
}


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