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Thread: Guessing game help

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    Default Re: Guessing game help

    Please edit your post and wrap your code with
    [code=java]
    <YOUR CODE HERE>
    [/code]
    to get highlighting and preserve formatting.

    more than four animals.
    do you know about arrays or arraylists? They would allow you to have many animals.
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    This looks pretty simple in my opinion. Every question is an if statement and every end condition with an animal is an animal guess. For your if statements, the yes branch is your true and the no branch is your else. The example you have has way more than enough information for you to make this happen. I would start by drawing a picture of what is currently there. Maybe that would help you correlate the similarities between the picture and the if statement tree you are trying to build.

    Norm, unless i'm missing something i don't see why he would need an array. The level of complication in this assignment isn't anywhere close to that. They just want to figure out if he can copy paste an if statement and keep track of the logic.
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    Please could you give a sample of one of my paths? because i have tried everything and when i test it, it just doesnt work. especially because i cant get past three questions and three animals

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    please help im desperate

    and also i have two public static void main(String[] args) in my code sorry.

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    I got the program, will be asking for help in whats wrong with my code, thankyou for the help

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