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Thread: Question about an exercise from D.S. Malik's Book "Java Programming"

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    Default Question about an exercise from D.S. Malik's Book "Java Programming"

    I need serious and urgent help on how and what to code for the following two exercises:

    Exercise 3 on P. 547

    Design and implement the class Day that implements the day of the week in a program. The class Day should store the day, such as Sun for Sunday. The Program should be able to perform the following operations on an object of type Day:

    a. Set the day.
    b. Print the day.
    c. Return the day.
    d. Return the next day.
    e. Return the previous day.
    f. Calculate and return the day by adding certain days to the current day. For example, if the current day is Monday and we add four days, the day to be returned is Friday. Similarly, if today is Tuesday and we add 13 days, the day to be returned is Monday.
    g. Add the appropriate constructors.
    h. Write the definitions of the methods to implement the operations for the class Day, as defined in a through g.
    i. Write a program to test various operations on the class Day.


    Exercise 9 P. 635

    Programming exercise 15, in Chapter 7, asks you to find the mean and standard deviation of five numbers. Extend this programming exercise to find the mean and standard deviation of up to 100 numbers. Suppose that the mean (average) of n numbers x1, x2 xn is x. Then the standard deviation of these numbers is:

    S = √(((x_1-x)^2+ (x_2- x)^2+⋯+(x_i- x)^2+⋯+(x_n- x)^2)/n)

    Please, help me with these.

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    Default Re: Question about an exercise from D.S. Malik's Book "Java Programming"

    Serious refuses to be urgent. And urgent rarely proves to be serious.

    Just my (maybe jaded) 2c. But if you have an actual question, ask it: the people I've seen post here are knowledgable and generous. But what have you tried? And what happened when you tried that?

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