The & should follow type or in front of the parameter when using reference as function parameter?

from what I know, if we use pointer or reference as a function parameter, it could written like this: for reference:

void myfunction(int& x);

for pointer:

void myfunction(int *x);

but I recently see people written like this:

void myfunction(int &x);

I think it is still a reference, but if in general &x means getting the address of x, right? So, I am confused. Please help.



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