#include <stdio.h> //library for using input/output in the function #include <conio.h> //needed to use getch() command int main() { int x, y; //variables chosen to use in my function printf("Enter the digit:\n"); scanf("%d", &x); //allows you to enter value for x and stores it printf("The multiplication table for %d is:\n", x); y = x * 1; printf(" 1 x %d = %3d\n", x, y); y = x * 2; printf(" 2 x %d = %3d\n", x, y); y = x * 3; printf(" 3 x %d = %3d\n", x, y); y = x * 4; printf(" 4 x %d = %3d\n", x, y); y = x * 5; printf(" 5 x %d = %3d\n", x, y); y = x * 6; printf(" 6 x %d = %3d\n", x, y); //Number between % and d indicates how many spaces will be between the '=' and the %d value, thus lining up the numbers y = x * 7; printf(" 7 x %d = %3d\n", x, y); // printf statements display numbers 1 - 10 being multiplied by x to get y, thus a multiplication table y = x * 8; printf(" 8 x %d = %3d\n", x, y); // space added before each statement for numbers 1 - 9 to line up the 'x' and the '=' symbols for any number y = x * 9; printf(" 9 x %d = %3d\n", x, y); y = x * 10; printf("10 x %d = %3d\n", x, y); getch(); //keeps program open until you press one more key return(0); }

My problem is that I need to get the number on the right side of the '=' sign to line up like:

5

55

555

5555

etc...

right now doing the %3d kinda works, but when you get to 4 digit numbers it no longer does. How do I get them lined up like I need to all the time no matter what number is entered?

I looked into the setw() thing, but not quite sure how that works out... I don't know how to get my printf statements to print in a setw() command nor do I know what number I need to enter into the () />

Any help would be awesome!