C# - Param Arrays


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At times, while declaring a method, you are not sure of the number of arguments passed as a parameter. C# param arrays (or parameter arrays) come into help at such times.

The following example demonstrates this −

using System;

namespace ArrayApplication {

   class ParamArray {
   
      public int AddElements(params int[] arr) {
         int sum = 0;
         
         foreach (int i in arr) {
            sum += i;
         }
         return sum;
      }
   }
      
   class TestClass {
      
      static void Main(string[] args) {
         ParamArray app = new ParamArray();
         int sum = app.AddElements(512, 720, 250, 567, 889);
         Console.WriteLine("The sum is: {0}", sum);
         Console.ReadKey();
      }
   }
}

When the above code is compiled and executed, it produces the following result −

The sum is: 2938

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