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Start your free trial###### Zacahry Mar

156 Points# I'm pretty confused with the lesson regarding Control Flow....I don't understand how the program ran Sum 2, 6, 14

I don't really understand the explanation in the video as to how the "Loop" was ran. I don't understand how it resulted in sum 2, 6 ,14. I think it may be because I don't understand the fundamentals of reading the equation properly

## 1 Answer

###### Jeremy Lindstrom

6,646 Points2, 6, 14 are the final sums, so when it first runs through the array of {2, 4, 8} 2 is the first number in the array and it is less than 3 so we do not increment (i++) the array and the sum will be 2 we now assign i=2.

The second number in the array is 4, and since it's more than 2 so we increment the value with i++ which currently equals 2, so 2+4=6 and that now that sum gets moved to i so now i=6. So now we've written sum 2 and sum 6.

Now the third part of the array the number is 8, that's also more than 3, so we are telling it to add 8 + i, which is now i=6 so we get 8+6 which is 14. So the last sum is 14.

We are incrementing i here with the number in the array each time we move to the next number in the array, we are making i the new sum.

That make sense?

## Dov Breuer

8,268 Points## Dov Breuer

8,268 PointsI re-watched this video about 4 times because i didn't get it. This helps a lot but still need to go this over a couple of times before going forward.

Thanks for the explanation.