can C programs use iostream? i've done it in C++, and read that it can be done in C, but i keep getting compilation errors.

#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

main()
{
cout << "test";
}

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>can C programs use iostream?

No.

you can't but some compilers will treat a file that has a .c extension as a c++ file if it contains c++ syntax which may make some people think you can.

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