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Convert Matlab code into "C" code

Code Description:
C Code : Convert the Matlab code solution or develop your own solution into a C program that prompts for and accepts input data from the keyboard, performs calculations with the input data, and display formatted results to the screen. The program needs to accept input from the keyboard one or more walls of a building (width and height in m) and if the wall has a door opening, prompt for the door dimensions (width and height in m). Given you are collecting many walls associated with a building, ensure you prompt for and store the building address or description and keep track of the total quantities of timber required and the total costs of the entire building timber requirements. The program must display appropriate messages before accepting input data and perform any error checking and report errors or incorrect input. If an error is detected, the user should be notified of the error and the program displays informative, appropriate error messages then re-prompt the user to enter the data again until it is within the constraints. The results must be displayed in a readable format with messages indicating what each of the results represents. Output should include the quantity of timber required expressed in the lengths entered for the wall dimensions. When calculating the timber lengths, try to calculate the least amount of timber required.
An example of the program flow is as follows:
                        Enter a new building > y
Building Address > 25 High Street, Belmont
Enter a Wall? > y
Wall ID > 1
Wall width > 4.5
Wall height > 2.5
Structural Pine (45*90mm)
Top Plate :    1 * 4.5m
Bottom Plate : 1 * 4.5m
Wall Studs : 11 * 2.7m
Noggins : 1 * 4.2m
Total timber : 42.90m
Total cost : (42.90 * $5.52) $236.81
Enter a Door/Window > n
Enter a Wall? > y
Wall ID > 2
Wall width > 3.5
Wall height > 2.5
Structural Pine (45*90mm)
Top Plate :    1 * 3.6m
Bottom Plate : 1 * 3.6m
Wall Studs : 11 * 2.7m
Noggins : 1 * 3.3m
Total timber : 34.80m
Total cost : (34.80m * $5.52) $192.10
Enter a Door/Window > n
Enter a Wall? > n
Total timber requirements for 25 High Street, Belmont
Total timber : 77.70m
Total cost : (77.70m * $5.52) $453.03

GOAL: Calculate and display the timber required to build many walls of max width of 5.4m with a door or window with input error checking. For a D grade you must demonstrate you can create and use appropriate functions within your code.

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#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <math.h>

// The following Matlab code calculates the quantity and cost of structural
// timber required to constract walls with or without openings entered by the
// user.Store the building ID and allow unlimited walls to be entered.
// After a wall has been entered, calculate the timber required, the total
// cost, and output the information
// CONSTANT DEFINITION
#define STUD_WIDTH 0.045
#define DISTANCE_BETWEEN_STUDS 0.45
#define TIMBER_COST 5.52
#define INC 0.3
#define MAX_WALL_WIDTH 5.4
#define MAX_WALL_HEIGHT 3.0
#define MIN_TIMBER_LENGTH 2.1
#define TOP_PLATE_MAX_HEIGHT 2.7
#define DECIMAL_PLACES 0

float get_nearest_length(float length);
float round_up(float value, int decimalPlaces);
void clearInputBuffer();


int main()
{
// VARIABLES INITIALIZATION
float wall_width = 0.0;...

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