C Program to calculate the sum of Natural Numbers

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Problem

Write a program in C to take the input (n) from the user and calculate the sum of all the natural numbers from 1 to n.

How to calculate the sum of natural numbers in C language ?

#include <stdio.h>
int main()
{
    printf("Abundantcode.com coding sample\n");
    int n, index, result = 0;
    
    printf("Enter a positive number : ");
    scanf("%d",&n);

    for(index=1; index <= n; ++index)
    {
        result += index; 
    }

    printf("Result = %d",result);

    return 0;
}

Output

Abundantcode.com coding sample                                               
Enter a positive number : 4                                                
Result = 10

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