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    Default very basic program

    write a program to determine the sum of the following harmonic series for a given value of n:
    1+1/2+1/3+.............................+1/n
    the value of n should be given interactively through the keyboard.

    plz help me.
    actually i am learning java so please help me to learn this.
    thanks in advance
    mamta


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    Default Re: very basic program

    What have you tried?
    One problem will be with integer math: 1/2 = 0
    vs floating point math: 1.0/2 = 0.5
    If you don't understand my answer, don't ignore it, ask a question.

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    Default Re: very basic program

    You need to know at least these things below to write that program:
    1) Know how to prompt user to input value
    2) Know how to use loop
    3) Know the difference between integer and double.

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