Incrementing and Decrementing Numbers

Learn how to increment or decrement the contents in registers and memory cells.

Increment and decrement numbers

In pseudocode, incrementing or decrementing the number stored in location (address) a looks very simple:

(a) + 1 -> (a)
(a) – 1 -> (a)

Increment and decrement in C and C++

In C and C++, we can increment and decrement in three different ways:

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