computeCube function is correct, but the main function has a problem. Explain why it doesn't work and show how to fix it. Your fix must be to the main function only; you must not change computeCube.

void computeCube(int n, int* ncubed)
    {
        *ncubed = n * n * n;
    }

    int main()
    {
        int* ptr;
        computeCube(5, ptr);
        cout << "Five cubed is " << *ptr << endl;
    }

Thanks

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how about you give it some thought, first?

i know that I need to change the main function to:

int main()
    {
        int ptr;
        computeCube(5, &ptr);
        cout << "Five cubed is " << ptr << endl;
    }

but I don't understand why i need to do that.. Is that because i cannot pass a pointer without initialized it first?