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PHP for loop Exercises: Using nested for loop, construct a specific pattern

PHP for loop: Exercise-4 with Solution

Create a script to construct the following pattern, using a nested for loop.

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* * 
* * * 
* * * * 
* * * * * 
* * * * * 
* * * * 
* * * 
* * 
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Pictorial Presentation:

PHP for loop Exercises: Using nested for loop, construct a specific pattern

Sample Solution:

PHP Code:

<?php
$n=5;
for($i=1; $i<=$n; $i++)
{
for($j=1; $j<=$i; $j++)
{
echo ' * ';
}
echo '\n';
}
for($i=$n; $i>=1; $i--)
{
for($j=1; $j<=$i; $j++)
{
echo ' * ';
}
echo '\n ';
}
?>

Sample Output:

 *                                                          
 *  *                                                       
 *  *  *                                                    
 *  *  *  *                                                 
 *  *  *  *  *                                              
 *  *  *  *  *                                              
 *  *  *  *                                                 
 *  *  *                                                    
 *  *                                                       
 * 

Flowchart :

Flowchart: Using nested for loop, construct a specific pattern

PHP Code Editor:

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