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    Re: Percentage Array Help

    I did it <:-P finally!!
    Thank u so much for the help I can now submit it and go to bed!!! :)




    The result of the election is:


    Candidate Votes % of Total Votes
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    Re: Percentage Array Help

    im sorry but I don't know how to do what you are saying to do.
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    Re: Percentage Array Help

    I don't understand how to do that how to save the index into the array where the max value was found?

    I'm really no expert I find if I am given an example then I learn from my mistakes you may...
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    Re: Percentage Array Help

    the names are the candidate variable.

    but need to output the name of the candidate with the max votes which I have but can only print out the max votes not the candidates name that had the max...
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    Re: Percentage Array Help

    just ran it again and I dont have the winners name just the votes how do I do that?
    do I need to set up another array for the winner?

    and DecimalFormat class means nothing to me lecturer just...
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    Re: Percentage Array Help

    got it working thanks for the help!

    Just one thing how to I format the percentage to 2 decimal places?


    import java.util.Scanner;
    class Election2
    {
    public static void main(String args[])...
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    Re: Percentage Array Help

    no i don't understand what you mean if you could just give me an example of what you are talking about then I would know.

    If you mean that I cant work with the percentage until the loop has...
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    Re: Percentage Array Help

    I'm looking for help with this I don't know what I am doing wrong I know that having

    double percentage = (double) votes[i] / (double) sum * 100;

    in the for loop isnt doing what I want it to do...
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    Re: Percentage Array Help

    vote is the candidates vote and sum is the total votes i changed it so its simpler



    import java.util.Scanner;
    class Election2
    {
    public static void main(String args[]) throws Exception
    {
    ...
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    Re: Percentage Array Help

    I don't know any formula other than what i said the candidates vote / the total votes and * by 100 I haven't been given a formula.
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    Re: Percentage Array Help

    im really confused if i move it out like so





    for(int i = 0; i < candidate.length; i++)
    {
    System.out.println("Please enter the total votes for " + candidate[i]);
    votes[i] =...
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    Re: Percentage Array Help

    I guess what I am stuck on is actually how do I assign the votes for each candidate to the percentage variable at the end not every time a vote is inputed by the user so this is as far as can go...
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    Percentage Array Help

    Im only starting arrays and im stuck on the percentage of the total votes. I have all the rest of it compiling Im just getting an error when I try with the percentage bit. I havent finished the last...
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    Re: Mind is going to burst with this code!!!

    had same problem other day shoulda known silly me!! thank you so much i feel like crying with relief!!! ^:)^
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    Mind is going to burst with this code!!!

    Ive to write a software program that allows a user to order groceries?

    Ive to ask for the users details names, address etc.

    I have to ask the user to input their grocery item and then the...
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