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Break and continue statements

In this video, Dr John Baugh demonstrates the use of break and continue statements in C++.

In this video, you’ll explore working with break and continue statements.

You will learn more about:

  • using break statements to cause an early exit from a repetition control statement
  • using continue statements to cause an iteration of a repetition control statement to be skipped.

Access the link in the ‘See also’ section to find and retrieve the relevant files and follow along.

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