### Dereferencing Arrays

Hi everybody.
Keeping my fingers crossed here, hoping that someone can shed some light
on this problem for me.
I have a function which accepts a 2D array
of 9x9 dimentions.

 ``123`` `````` int array[9][9]; int function(int a[][9])``````

And i send the array to the function like so:

 `` `` `` function(array);``

Now, suppose I need to send a 3D array to the same function.
An array of dimentions 5x9x9

 `` `` `` 3dArray[5][9][9];``

How do I send it so that my function iterates through those 5 9x9 arrays?

Thank you.
closed account (D80DSL3A)
Your function won't iterate over 5 9x9 arrays since it was written to work with just one.

You can send the 5 9x9 arrays to it one by one though, and iterate over 5 calls to the function (if that's useful). Here's an example:
 ``123456789101112131415161718192021222324`` ``````#include int F( int a[][9] )// find and return the sum of all 81 elements { int sum = 0; for( unsigned i=0; i < 9*9; ++i ) sum += a[i/9][i%9]; return sum; } int main() { int arr3D[5][9][9]; // initialize the element values for( unsigned i=0; i < 5*9*9; ++i ) arr3D[0][0][i] = i;// 0-404 // print the sum of each 9x9 array of values for( unsigned i=0; i < 5; ++i ) cout << "sum = " << F( arr3D[i] ) << endl; cout << endl; return 0; }``````

Output:
 ```sum = 3240 sum = 9801 sum = 16362 sum = 22923 sum = 29484```
Thank you
Now I will not be trying to do something that's not doable so,
it's useful.
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