Can't figure out how to write to tell someone who is a certain age what their next decade would be in a certain amount of years. ie. say is someone was 23, how would i write that in 7 years they would be in their 3 decade?

// HowOld.cpp : main project file.

#include "stdafx.h"
#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

int main(array<System::String ^> ^args)
{
// Have the user enter their age
int age;
cin >> age;

// Tell them how old they will be in a year
int nextYear = age +1;

// Report to the user how many decades old they are Done with the entered age

// Report to the user how many more years until they reach the next decade

// Display results
cout << "In a year you will be " << nextYear << " WOW! YOU'RE OLD!\n"
"Right now you are in decade " << decadesAge << " of you life.\n";

return 0;
}
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example
 ``123456789101112131415161718192021`` ``````#include using namespace std; int main() { const int DECADE = 10; int age = 11; int tempInt = age; while (tempInt > 0 && tempInt % 10 != 0) { tempInt--; } tempInt += DECADE; cout << "If you are " << age << " you will be " << tempInt << " in " << tempInt - age << " years" << flush; cin.ignore(); return 0; }``````
int age = 13;

use modulo to find out how many years have already passed since the last decade: age % 10
(this will give you number 3 - it's the remainder of division 13 / 10)

and the only thing you have to do now is subtract the remainder (3) from number 10
---> result = 7
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"Right now you are in decade X of you life."

You might need to think about this. If you are, say 5 years old, what decade of you life are you in? It is different to how many decades you have lived.
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