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Thread: ')' and ';' error

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    Default ')' and ';' error

    So I need to find the monthly payment for a motgage and I can't seem to find what is wrong with my equation, someone help please!

    monthlyPayment = taxRate * loanAmount * ((Math.pow(1+taxRate, months)) / (Math.pow((1+taxRate, months)-1)));


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    Default Re: ')' and ';' error

    what is wrong with my equation
    Can you explain why you think there is something wrong?
    Where did you get the equation? Can you copy the full text of the equation you are trying to code and paste it here. If there are errors, Please copy the full text of the error message and paste it here.
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    Default Re: ')' and ';' error

    Oh I guess I didn't really state that clearly. We have to calculate a monthly mortgage and my professor gave me this equation we have to use and its

    monthly payment = rate x amount x (1+rate)^months / ((1+rate)^months)-1

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    and this is the equation I used in my program

    monthlyPayment = taxRate * loanAmount * (((Math.pow(1+taxRate, months)) / (Math.pow((1+taxRate, months)-1)));

    I get the red bar under it and the only error says " ')' expected " error

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    Default Re: ')' and ';' error

    here is a pic of my code if that helps

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    I get the red bar under it
    Please copy full text of the compiler's error message and paste it here.
    The message should show the source with a ^ under the location of the error.
    Here is a sample from the javac compiler:
    TestSorts.java:138: cannot find symbol
    symbol  : variable var
    location: class TestSorts
             var = 2;
             ^
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    Default Re: ')' and ';' error

    How do I do that? I hover my mouse over the red bar and it says ')' unexpected

    --- Update ---

    Compiling 1 source file to E:\MortgageCaculation\build\classes
    E:\MortgageCaculation\src\mortgagecaculation\Mortg ageCaculation.java:44: error: ')' expected
    monthlyPayment = taxRate * loanAmount * (((Math.pow(1+taxRate, months)) / (Math.pow((1+taxRate, months)-1)));
    1 error
    E:\MortgageCaculation\nbproject\build-impl.xml:926: The following error occurred while executing this line:
    E:\MortgageCaculation\nbproject\build-impl.xml:268: Compile failed; see the compiler error output for details.
    BUILD FAILED (total time: 2 seconds)

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    I don't see the ^ that points to the location of the error.

    Check that the ()s are correctly positioned. Perhaps add some spaces to isolate different parts of the equation so you can easily see if the ()s are in the correct places.
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    Default Re: ')' and ';' error

    trust me ive been trying. I use netbeans so maybe its different but i cant find anywhere a compile button.

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    Default Re: ')' and ';' error

    I don't know anything about your IDE. I use the javac command to compile my java programs. In many cases it gives better error messages than IDEs do.

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    Did you check the ()s as I suggested?
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