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Thread: Pythagorean theorem java applet problem

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    Default Pythagorean theorem java applet problem

    im not sure whats wrong with my code but i need help fixing it. I need to get the hypotenuse of sides a and b and i am having problems in the code.
    // The "Components" class.
    import javax.swing.*;
    import javax.swing.event.*;
    import java.awt.*;
    import java.awt.event.*;
    public class ButtonDemo extends JFrame implements ActionListener
        // Declare objects
        JLabel label;
        JLabel label2;
        JButton button1, button2;
        JTextField text;
        JTextField text2;
        public ButtonDemo ()
            super ("ButtonDemo");
            // Set up the frame
            this.setDefaultCloseOperation (JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);
            this.setBounds (300, 300, 200, 350);
            // Create objects
            JPanel content = new JPanel();
            label = new JLabel ("10",JLabel.CENTER);
            label2 = new JLabel ("20",JLabel.CENTER);
            text = new JTextField (10);
            text2 = new JTextField (10);
            button1 = new JButton ("Calculate");
            button2 = new JButton ("Done");
            // Add contents
            content.add (label);
            content.add (label2);
            content.add (button1);
            content.add (button2);
            content.add (text);
            content.add (text2);
            // Add listeners
            button1.addActionListener (this);
            button2.addActionListener (this);
            text.addActionListener (this);
            // Show the contents
            this.setContentPane (content);
            this.setVisible (true);
        public void actionPerformed (ActionEvent e)
            if (e.getSource () == button1)
                a = Double.parseDouble (text1.getText());
            double a = Math.sqrt(a*a+b*b);
                a = 0;		// just make it zero for simplicity
                b= Double.parseDouble (text1.getText());
            double b = Math.sqrt(a*a+b*b);
                b = 0;		// just make it zero for simplicity
            double c = Math.sqrt(a*a+b*b);
                label.setText ("The hyp is:" + c);
        else if (e.getSource () == button2)
            label.setText ("Exit.");
    } // main method
    } // Components class

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    Default Re: Pythagorean theorem java applet problem

    i am having problems
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