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C compilation error: expected expression before 'char'

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I am newbie to C and getting the compilation error in the following function.

int get_names(int students, char names[students][20])
        int i;
        for (i = 0; i < students; ++i)
                printf("Enter name for Student %d: ", i);
                scanf("%s", names[i]);
        return char names[students];


return char names[students];
error: expected expression before 'char'
posted Sep 22, 2015 by anonymous

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Return statement does not require type name


return char names[students];

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return names[students]; // No char
answer Sep 22, 2015 by Salil Agrawal
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