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C++ Check if the number is Positive or Negative Program

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In this tutorial, we will learn how to determine if the entered number is Positive or Negative, in the C++ programming language.

This can be done by the concept of if-else blocks in C++ (Learn C++ if-else).

The below given commented code will help you understand this concept in detail.


#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

int main()
    cout << "\n\nWelcome to Studytonight :-)\n\n\n";
    cout << " =====  Program to Check if the number is positive or negative ===== \n\n";

    int num;

    //taking user input
    cout << "Enter any non-zero Number to be checked: ";
    cin >> num;

    //when the condition inside the if() is true, then it enters the code block
    if (num > 0)
        cout << "\nEntered number is positive";
    else //when if is not executed then it moves to the else block
        cout << "\nEntered number is negative";

    cout << "\n\n\n";

    return 0;


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We hope that this post helped you develop a better understanding of the logic of if else blocks, in C++. For any query, feel free to reach out to us via the comments section down below.

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