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Thread: Beginner struggling with homework question

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    Default Beginner struggling with homework question

    Hello, I'm struggling with this java programming question

    Create a class named Invoice that holds an invoice number, balance due and three fields representing the month, day, and year that the balance is due. Create a constructor that accepts values for all five data fields within the constructor, assign each argument to the appropriate field with the following exceptions:
    -if an invoice number is less than 1000, force the invoice number to 0
    -if the month field is less than 1 or grater than 12, force the month field to 0
    -if the day field is less than 1 or greater than 31, force the day field to 0
    -if the year field is les than 2011 or greater than 2017, force the year field to 0

    In the invoice class, include a display method that displays all the fields on an Invoice object.

    I'm completely lost on what to do next. Hope you guys can help, this is what I currently have

    public class Invoice{
    private String month,day,year;
    private double BalanceDue;
    private double InvoiceNumber;
    public Invoice(String m, String d, String y, double balance, double number){

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    Default Re: Beginner struggling with homework question

    First off you need to switch around your assignment statements. Your constructors purpose is to set the values of the object to that of the parameters passed to it.

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