C Program to Count Number of Words in a given Text Or Sentence

This C Program Counts the Number of Words in a given text Or Sentence.

Here is source code of the C Program to Count the Number of Words in a given text Or Sentence. The C program is successfully compiled and run on a Linux system. The program output is also shown below.

  1. /*
  2.  * C Program to Count Number of Words in a given Text Or Sentence
  3.  */
  4. #include <stdio.h>
  5. #include <string.h>
  7. void main()
  8. {
  9.     char s[200];
  10.     int count = 0, i;
  12.     printf("enter the string\n");
  13.     scanf("%[^\n]s", s);
  14.     for (i = 0;s[i] != '\0';i++)
  15.     {
  16.         if (s[i] == ' ')
  17.             count++;    
  18.     }
  19.     printf("number of words in given string are: %d\n", count + 1);
  20. }

$ cc string2.c
$ a.out
enter the string
welcome to sanfoundry's c-programming class!
number of words in given string are: 5

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