C Program to find smallest among three numbers

Get three numbers num1, num2 and num3 and find the smallest one among num1,num2 and num3.

Sample Input 1:

1 6 2

Sample Output 1:


Try your Solution

Strongly recommended to Solve it on your own, Don't directly go to the solution given below.

#include<stdio.h> int main() { //write your code here }

Program or Solution

int main()
	int num1,num2,num3;
	printf("Enter three numbers:");
	scanf("%d %d %d"&num1,&num2,&num3);
	if(num1 < num2 && num1 < num3)
		printf("%d is smallest",num1);
	else if(num2 < num3)
		printf("%d is smallest",num2);
		printf("%d is smallest",num3);
	return 0;

Program Explanation

Get three inputs num1, num2 and num3 from user using scanf statements.

Check whether num1 is smaller than num2 and num3 using if statement, if it is true print num1 is smallest using printf statement.

Else, num2 or num3 is smallest.

So check whether num2 is smaller than num3 using elseif statement.

if num2 is greater, then print num2 is smallest using printf statement.

Else, print num3 is smallest using printf statement.