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Thread: New to this, is my code right???

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    Default New to this, is my code right???

    new at this does my code work out to display this output....


    Enter the amount of the purchases: (user enters 44.28)
    Enter the cash tendered: (user enters 50)

    Your change is equal to 5.71999999999 which is...
    5 dollars 72 cents
    2 quarter (s)
    2 dime(s)
    0 nickel (s)
    2 pennie (s)
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    package lab02;

    * Purpose: Compute the amount of change a customer should
    * receive (in terms of dollars, quarters, dimes, nickels, and
    * pennies) given the amount of the purchase and the cash tendered.
    * @author jdoe

    import java.util.Scanner;

    public class Change

    * @param args
    public static void main(String[] args)
    double purchaseAmt;
    double cashTendered;
    double totalChange;
    int dollars, cents;

    // Create a Scanner object to read from standard input
    Scanner scan = new Scanner(System.in);

    // Prompt the user and read in amount of purchase and
    // cash tendered.
    System.out.print("Enter the amount of the purchase: ");
    purchaseAmt = scan.nextDouble();
    System.out.print("Enter the cash tendered: ");
    cashTendered = scan.nextDouble();

    totalChange = cashTendered - purchaseAmt;
    dollars = (int) totalChange;

    System.out.println ("Your change is $" + totalChange
    + " which is ...");
    System.out.println(dollars + " dollars");

    int quarters, pennies, dimes ,nickels;
    quarters = (totalChange-dollars)/.25;
    System.out.println(quarters + "quarter (s)");
    dimes= (totalChange-dollars-(.25*quarters))/.10;
    System.out.println(dimes + "dime (s)");
    pennies= (totalChange-dollars-(.25*quarters)-(.10*dimes)/.01);
    System.out.println(pennies + "pennies");



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    Default Re: New to this, is my code right???

    Double post of

    ryan1234 also started three threads with the same question at the Sun/Oracle forums. The threads have been removed and the user blocked for multiposting.