This is a C Program to find the areas of different geometrical figures.

This C Program finds the areas of different geometrical figures.

The program is menu driven program. This has 4 options that can be chosen by the user. The 4 options are 1) area of circle 2) area of rectangle 3) area of triangle 4) area of square. All the 4 finds area.

Here is source code of the C program to find the area of different geometrical figures. The C program is successfully compiled and run on a Linux system. The program output is also shown below.

/* * C program to find the areas of different geometrical shapes such as * circle, square, rectangle etc using switch statements. */ #include <stdio.h> void main() { int fig_code; float side, base, length, breadth, height, area, radius; printf("-------------------------\n"); printf(" 1 --> Circle\n"); printf(" 2 --> Rectangle\n"); printf(" 3 --> Triangle\n"); printf(" 4 --> Square\n"); printf("-------------------------\n"); printf("Enter the Figure code\n"); scanf("%d", &fig_code); switch(fig_code) { case 1: printf("Enter the radius\n"); scanf("%f", &radius); area = 3.142 * radius * radius; printf("Area of a circle = %f\n", area); break; case 2: printf("Enter the breadth and length\n"); scanf("%f %f", &breadth, &length); area = breadth * length; printf("Area of a Reactangle = %f\n", area); break; case 3: printf("Enter the base and height\n"); scanf("%f %f", &base, &height); area = 0.5 * base * height; printf("Area of a Triangle = %f\n", area); break; case 4: printf("Enter the side\n"); scanf("%f", &side); area = side * side; printf("Area of a Square=%f\n", area); break; default: printf("Error in figure code\n"); break; } }

In this C program, we are finding the areas of different geometrical figures. First we are displaying the options that can be chosen by the user. Then using switch case statement we are finding the area of the geometrical figures.

In case1 we are reading the radius of a circle, calculating the area and displaying the result. The following formula is used to calculate the area of a circle

Area = 3.142 * radius * radius

In case2 we are reading the ‘breadth’ and ‘length’ of a rectangle, calculating the area and displaying the result. The following formula is used to calculate the area of a rectangle

Area = breadth * length

In case3 we are reading ‘base’ and ‘height’ of a triangle, calculating the area and displaying the result. The following formula is used to calculate the area of a triangle

Area = 0.5 * base * height

In case4 we are reading the side of a square, calculating the area and displaying the result. The following formula is used to calculate the area of a circle

Area = side * side

If the user entered the number not in the menu strip then in default statement then display the output as an error in figure code.

$ cc pgm77.c $ a.out ------------------------- 1 --> Circle 2 --> Rectangle 3 --> Triangle 4 --> Square ------------------------- Enter the Figure code 1 Enter the radius 30 Area of a circle = 2827.800049 $ a.out ------------------------- 1 --> Circle 2 --> Rectangle 3 --> Triangle 4 --> Square ------------------------- Enter the Figure code 2 Enter the breadth and length 20 30 Area of a Reactangle = 600.000000 $ a.out ------------------------- 1 --> Circle 2 --> Rectangle 3 --> Triangle 4 --> Square ------------------------- Enter the Figure code 3 Enter the base and height 45 80 Area of a Triangle = 1800.000000 $ a.out ------------------------- 1 --> Circle 2 --> Rectangle 3 --> Triangle 4 --> Square ------------------------- Enter the Figure code 4 Enter the side 100 Area of a Square=10000.000000

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