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Recursion tracing help

 
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Can anyone help me in tracing the recursion program?
 
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It's hard to offer help when you don't ask a more specific question.

However, in general what you can do to help follow the recursion is to include an indication of how deep you are.

For example:




And then of course adding or changing the output to show you whatever you're not understanding.
 
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Thanks Jeff. The way to trace a program you have provided helped me a lot.I also did a hand trace as well to get more clarity.
 
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Yes, a hand trace is always advisable. It can get messy fast in the case of recursion though. That's where the printouts come in.
 
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