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Hi I am trying to run this C code in Visual Studio along with a set of Cpp files.

It gives the below errors

error 2143 : syntax error : missing ')' before '&'

error 2143 : syntax error : missing '{' before '&'

error 2059 : syntax error : '&'

error 2059 : syntax error : ')'

and the error is at

<< void polar_to_cartesian(float azimuth, float length, float altitude, float&x1, float&y1, float&z1) >>

I am not sure why this is popping up as all my declarations are correct .

Please help me in resolving this

```
#include <math.h>
void polar_to_cartesian(float azimuth, float length, float altitude, float&x1, float&y1, float&z1)
{
// do x-z calculation
float theta = (90 - azimuth) * 0.017453278;
float tantheta = (float) tan (theta);
x1 = (float) sqrt ( (length * length) / (tantheta * tantheta + 1));
z1 = tantheta * x1;
x1 = -x1;
if (((azimuth >= 180.0) && (azimuth <= 360.0)) || (azimuth == 0.0f)){
x1 = -x1;
z1 = -z1;
}
float radian_alt = altitude * 0.017453278;
// calculate y, and adjust x and z
y1 = (float) (sqrt (z1*z1 + x1*x1) * sin (radian_alt));
if (length < 0) {
x1 = -x1;
z1 = -z1;
y1 = -y1;
}
float cospsi = (float) cos (radian_alt);
x1 = x1 * cospsi;
z1 = z1 * cospsi;
}
/* Rotates (rx,ry,rz) point about the (ax,ay,az) axis 'angle' radians,
'borrowed' from Mesa (the OpenGL replacement [url]www.mesa3d.org[/url] */
void rotation( double angle, double ax, double ay, double az,
double *rx, double *ry, double *rz)
{
double mag, s, c;
double x,y,z,xx, yy, zz, xy, yz, zx, xs, ys, zs, one_c;
s = sin(angle);
c = cos(angle);
// mag = DISTANCE(ax,ay,az);
mag = sqrt((ax)*(ax)+(ay)*(ay)+(az)*(az));
if (mag == 0.0) return;
x = ax/mag;
y = ay/mag;
z = az/mag;
xx = x * x;
yy = y * y;
zz = z * z;
xy = x * y;
yz = y * z;
zx = z * x;
xs = x * s;
ys = y * s;
zs = z * s;
one_c = 1.0 - c;
x = *rx*((one_c * xx) + c);
y = *rx*((one_c * xy) - zs);
z = *rx*((one_c * zx) + ys);
x += *ry*((one_c * xy) + zs);
y += *ry*((one_c * yy) + c);
z += *ry*((one_c * yz) - xs);
x += *rz*((one_c * zx) - ys);
y += *rz*((one_c * yz) + xs);
z += *rz*((one_c * zz) + c);
*rx=x; *ry=y; *rz=z;
}
```

Thanks in advance

*Edited 5 Years Ago by Narue*: added code tags