Practice Exercise in Bash Basics Series #5: Using Arrays in Bash

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read -p "Enter 3 numbers: " num

IFS=' ' read -r -a numbers <<< "$num"



for (( i=$numbers_length-1; i>=0; i-- )); do

echo "Numbers in reverse order are: ${reverse_numbers[*]}"

I liked the use of IFS. I guess I deliberately omitted that from the tutorial.