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Thread: Programming Exercise Help

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    Look at the code that assigns a value to the variable: interest
    What happens to the value: (annualInterest/12) before it is assigned to interest?
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    It's stated as a int?

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    What happens to 0.004 when it is converted to an int?
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    Doesn't it round down to 0? So it has to be double?

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    0.004 is a double and doesn't need to be cast to double.
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    Okay, well I'm not sure what I'm suppose to see.

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    I don't understand your last post. What does "suppose to see" mean?

    Do you know what is causing interest to be zero?
    Do you know how to change the code to keep interest from being zero?
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    No to both of those questions, sorry..

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    What did you mean in post#29? "round down to 0"

    Do some experimenting with casting double values to int to see what happens. Write a short test program with this statement. Compile and execute it:
    System.println((int)4.3); //  see what cast to int does
    Change the 4.3 to different double values to see what happens
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    No idea what to do man, sorry. I might just go skip this assignment.

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    Do you know how to write a small program for testing a statement?
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