I have this algorithm from my c++ class that i can't get to work, it doesn't compile (mainly because is wrong) and I have no idea on how to fix it. It supposed to be a global function that takes an array of 10 and gives 10 random numbers from -10 to 10, using a Point class. Here's what I have.

#include <iostream>
#include <cmath>
using namespace std;

class Point {
 private:  
         double x;
         double y;
 public:
         void set_data(double xval, double yval);
         void get_data(double &xout, double &yout);
         Point();
         Point(double xval, double yval);
         void output(Point a[], int size);
         void print(); 
};
void init_point_array(Point a[], int n);


int main (){
    Point a[5];
    init_point_array(a, 5);
    
    system ("pause");
    return 0;
}
 void Point::output(Point a[], int size){
     for (int i=0; i<size; i++){
         return a[i];}}
 void Point::print(){cout<<"{"<<x<<","<<y<<"}";}
 void Point::set_data(double xval, double yval){xval=x;yval=y;}
 void Point::get_data(double &xout, double &yout){xout=x;yout=y;} 
 Point::Point(){x=0.0;y=0.0;}
 Point::Point(double xval, double yval){x=xval;y=yval;}

void init_point_array(Point a[], int n){
  for(int i=0;i<n;i++){a[i].set_data(rand()%21-10,rand()%21-10);}
}
void output(Point a[], int size){
     for (int i=0; i<size; i++){
         cout<<a[i]
         }
}

You are trying to return a class object when your function says its return type is void...you missed a semi colon, and you are trying to cout<< a class object, so you either need to change what you are trying to cout or overload the << operator

Chris

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