### setting a overload function for average?

so I have to write a program using lists and everything works fine till I get to the overload function to take doubles from the list and have to output average max and min for floating points dont know why it doesnt work its outputting the wrong values for my double average max and min what do I need to do or change?
 ``123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536373839404142434445464748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100101102103104105106`` ``````#include using std::cout; using std::endl; #include // function prototype(s) int avg(int, ...); double davg(int, ...); int avgx(int&, int&, int, ...); double avgx(double&, double&, int, ...); int main() { cout << endl; cout << "The average of 5 test scores is " << avg(5, 81, 92, 73, 84, 95) << endl; cout << "The average of 5 test scores is " << davg(5, 56.8, 87.9, 99.2, 76.5, 85.3) << endl;\ int a, aMax, aMin; a = avgx(aMax, aMin, 5, 45, 62, 89, 99, 34); double b, bMax, bMin; b = avgx(bMax, bMin, 5, 67.34, 67.8, 99.9, 76.3, 83.2); cout << "The average of the 5 test scores is " << a << endl; cout << "The maximum test score is " << aMax << endl; cout << "The minimum test score is " << aMin << endl; cout << "the average of the 5 test scores is " << b << endl; cout << "The maximum of the 5 test scores is " << bMax << endl; cout << "The minimum of the 5 test scores is " << bMin << endl; } // return average of a variable length list of integers int avg(int n, ...)// "n" is the number of numbers in the list; "..." is the list { va_list list; // assign the name "list" to the variable length list of integers va_start(list, n); // tell C++ that the list begins AFTER the parameter "n" int num; // store the numbers from the list in "num" as they are "read" // create the total of "n" numbers in the list int total = 0; // track the total of the numbers in the list for (int i = 0; i < n; i++) { num = va_arg(list, int); // set num equal to the next number in the list, as an int total = total + num; // increment the total } va_end(list); // close the list -- REQUIRED // compute and return the average return total / n; } double davg(int n, ...) { va_list list; double sum2 = 0.0; double total2 = 0; va_start (list, n); for (int x = 0; x < n; x++) { sum2 = va_arg(list, double); total2 = total2 + sum2; } va_end(list); total2 = total2 / n; return total2; } int avgx(int& mx, int& mn, int n, ...) // n is the number of numbers in the list { va_list list; // assign the name "list" to the variable length list of integers va_start(list, n); // tell C++ that the list begins AFTER the parameter "n" int num; // store the numbers from the list in "num" as they are "read" int total = 0; // track the total of the numbers in the list for (int i = 0; i < n; i++) { num = va_arg(list, int); // set num equal to the next number in the list, as an int if ((i == 0) || (mn > num)) // update min value mn = num; if ((i == 0) || (mx < num)) // update max value mx = num; total = total + num; // increment the total } va_end(list); // close the list -- REQUIRED // compute and return the average return total / n; } double avgx(double& my, double& mz, int n, ...) // n is the number of numbers in the list { va_list list; // assign the name "list" to the variable length list of integers va_start(list, n); // tell C++ that the list begins AFTER the parameter "n" double numD; // store the numbers from the list in "num" as they are "read" double totalD = 0.0; for (int y = 0; y < n; y++) { numD = va_arg(list, int); // set num equal to the next number in the list, as an int if ((y == 0) || (my > numD)) // update min value my = numD; if ((y == 0) || (mz < numD)) // update max value mz = numD; totalD = totalD + numD; } va_end(list); // close the list -- REQUIRED // compute and return the average return totalD / n; }``````
What's it outputting (and what do you expect it to output?)

Jim
im expecting it to output the average of the double number b = avgx(bMax, bMin, 5, 67.34, 67.8, 99.9, 76.3, 83.2);

its outputting -1.xxxxx ^+008 and such instead of a nice double number?
Line 96 is pulling ints from the doubles list
Was the idea of this code to specifically try using the vargs feature?

If not, you'd be much better off using std::list or std::vector to pass your lists of numbers in.

Cheers,
Jim
yes need to use the vargs function hes very specific on his guidelines used a sstream function to pull input out of a string but wouldnt let me because its not something we learned in class yet had to use cin instead and check for numerics so better stick with just vargs so how would i fix the issue so that it pulls what i want? the int average max and min output correctly though?
ahaha so just changed my numD = va_arg(list, int); to numD = va_arg(list, double); think it solved it thanks for your help
but would writing a whole function for double avgx be considered a overload function?
No worries

Jim
Yes it would; overloaded functions are functions with the same name but different parameters.
ok sweet appreciate the quick response and help!
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