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How to decide where to use which loop?

Deciding which loop to use depends on the specific requirements of the problem you are trying to solve. Here are some general guidelines that can help you decide which loop to use:

  1. Use a while loop when you need to repeat a block of code as long as a condition is true. Use this loop when you don't know how many times the loop needs to execute beforehand.

  2. Use a do-while loop when you need to execute the block of code at least once and then continue to execute it as long as a condition is true. Use this loop when you want to ensure that the loop body runs at least once.

  3. Use a for loop when you need to repeat a block of code a specific number of times. Use this loop when you know the number of times the loop needs to execute beforehand.

  4. Use a for-each loop when you need to iterate over the elements of a collection or an array. Use this loop when you want to simplify the syntax for iterating over the elements of a collection.

  5. Use a break or continue statement within a loop to control the flow of the loop. Use a break statement to exit the loop entirely, and use a continue statement to skip the current iteration and move on to the next iteration.

Remember that these are general guidelines, and you should always consider the specific requirements of the problem you are trying to solve when deciding which loop to use.

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