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    Default can't figure out how to sort an array.

    help! i can't figure out to sort an array. i think you're supposed to do it like this:

    public int centeredAverage(int[] nums) 
    {
        sort([nums.length - 2] sortedList);
        int sum = 0;
        for (int i = 1; i < nums.length - 1; i++)
        {
           sum = sum + nums[i];
           sortedList = sort[nums];
        }
        int average = sum / sortedList.length;
        return average;
    }


    what have i done wrong here? it won't compile


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    Default Re: can't figure out how to sort an array.

    Where is your sort method defined? If you don't need to implement your own sorting method, just use Arrays Sort Method

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    Default Re: can't figure out how to sort an array.

    The first responder is correct, but I hope you're not forced to use a JDK release as old as JDK 1.4.2. This is a link to a more recent version: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/util/Arrays.html#sort%28int[]%29

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