# Program to find the prime numbers below a given number.

The program is to find all the prime numbers in the range, which starts from zero and ends at user defined limit. A prime number is a one, whose divisors are 1 and the number itself.

Logic: This is a slightly modified version of the previous program. Here, user need to enter the number as the upper limit for the for the iteration loop to find the prime number The outer for loop traces the iteration till the limit,, wherein each of iteration inner for loop checks the present number is prime or not, with the previous program’s logic. If it is, it prints out the present number.

In this program, the lower limit is constant zero. We can change that also, to make the program fully flexible, and to print out all the perfect number between the given range.

Program to find the prime numbers below a given number.

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#include<stdio.h>
void main()
{
int i, prime, lim_up, n;
clrscr();
printf(“\n\n\t ENTER THE UPPER LIMIT…: “);
scanf(“%d”, &lim_up);
printf(“\n\n\t PRIME NUMBERS ARE…: “);
for(n=1; n<lim_up; n++)
{
prime = 1;
for(i=2; i<n; i++)
if(n%i == 0)
{
prime = 0;
break;
}
if(prime)
printf(“\n\n\t\t\t%d”,n);
}
getch();
}

### 5 Responses to “Program to find the prime numbers below a given number.”

1. Nazrul islam

It’s may be easier then give up.

#include
#include
void main()
{
clrscr();
int i,n,count=0;
printf(“\n Enter the value:”);
scanf(“%d”,&n);
for(i=0;i<=n;i++)
{
if(n%i==0)
count ++;
}
if(count<=2)
printf(“This is Prime Value”);
else
printf(“This is not prime Value”);
getch();
}

2. how can we print prime numbers in given number