created 04/17/98; revised: 01/03/99, 10/28/99, 01/22/00, 07/20/02, 05/25/03

CHAPTER 41 — The Fantastic For Statement

The for statement is a convenient way to program counting loops, although it can be used to build all of the three types of loops. Anything it does could also be done with the fundamental control statements you already know. But the for statement often says just what you want in a compact, easily understood format.

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What are the three types of loops?