A simple program that I wrote using C programming language to ask the user to give a string and then the program will count the number of vowels, and consonants improved version and display the results on the screen.

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/* main.c
  Prof. Jake Rodriguez Pomperada, MAED-IT, MIT
  www.jakerpomperada.blogspot.com and www.jakerpomperada.com
  Bacolod City, Negros Occidental Philippines
  August 19, 2021   Thursday   6:26 AM

#include <stdio.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <stdbool.h>

bool is_vowel(char ch)
  const char vowels[] = "aeiouAEIOU";

  return strchr(vowels, ch) != NULL;

bool is_consonant(char ch)
  const char consonats[] = "bcdfghjklmnpqrstvwxyzBCDFGHJKLMNPQRSTVWXYZ";

  return strchr(consonats, ch) != NULL;

int main()
  char str[100]; int i=0;
  int vowels=0,consonants=0, a = 0;

  printf("\n\n\tConsonants and Vowels in C Improved Version\n");
  printf("\nGive a String : ");
  // scanf("%s",&str); reads only till the first whitespace
  fgets(str, sizeof(str), stdin);
  char *pos = strrchr(str, '\n'); 
  // fgets sometines leaves a trailing \n in the str
  if(pos != NULL)
    pos = '\0';
  for(i=0; str[i]!='\0'; i++)
      printf("\n %d. The Vowels is: %c",a,str[i]);
    else if (is_consonant(str[i]))
      printf("\n %d. The Consonant is: %c",a,str[i]);
  printf("\n\n\nThe Total Number of Vowels : %d",vowels);
  printf("\nThe Total Number of Consonants  : %d",consonants);
  printf("\n\n\tEnd of Program\n\n");

  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
} /* End of Code */

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