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C Programming by Ashok Kamthane

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8

Pointers

CHAPTER OUTLINE
8.1 POINTER DEFINITION

With pointers we can perform lot many operations by using memory addresses. It is possible to access and display the memory location of a variable using '&' operator. A pointer variable holds the memory address of any type of variable. The pointer variable and normal variable should be of the same type. The pointer is denoted by asterisk (*) symbol.

Pointer: A pointer is a variable that holds a memory address. A pointer can have any name that ...

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