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Thread: selection sorting help?

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    Default selection sorting help?

    Hi guys, I'm trying to sort a string array that has 100 words using the selection sort algorithm. Here's my code so far:
    import java.util.*;
    class arraysort{
    	public static void main(String args[]){
    		int index,number=0;			
    		Scanner input = new Scanner(new File("wordlist.txt"));
    		String words[] = new String[100];
    		String max,k;
    		for(int i=0;i<words.length;i++){
    		   number = (int)(Math.random()*10);
    		   for (int j=0;j<number;j++){
    		     words[j] = input.nextLine();
    		for (int i=0;i<99;i++){
    		     max = a[i];
    		     for (int j=i+1;j<100;j++)
    			     if (a[j].compareTo(max)>0)
    				     max = a[j];
    					 index = j;
    			 k = a[i];
    			 a[i] = a[index];
    			 a[index] = k;
    Is my code correct?

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    Default Re: selection sorting help?

    Can you test it and let us know if you have questions, errors, problems, etc.?

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