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Code Example 1

// passing a pointer to function in C
// It increaments the salary of an employee

#include <stdio.h>
void salaryhike(int  *var, int b)
    *var = *var+b;
int main()
    int salary=0, bonus=0;
    printf("Enter the employee current salary:"); 
    scanf("%d", &salary);
    printf("Enter bonus:");
    scanf("%d", &bonus);
    salaryhike(&salary, bonus);
    printf("Final salary: %d", salary);
    return 0;

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