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    Can arrays be sorted somehow based on number of occurrences. So instead of sorting an array of ints in ascending order I can somehow order them based on how often the number occurs in the array.


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    Can arrays be sorted somehow based on ...
    Yes, you can write a program that will put the contents of an array in any order.
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    This would be easiest to do if you created a class with attributes of value and quantity (number of times it appears). Then sort your array of objects based on quantity.
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    I thought there may have been some built in function within Java.

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    Read the API docs for the Arrays class to see what is available.
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