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 11012012, 06:02 PM #1Member
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finding maximum,minimum and average of 10 numbers
hello,i am a complete beginner to java programming.what's wrong with this program is how do i find the minimum of the given numbers.what value do i need to assign to the min variable?any help would be appriciated.
Java Code:import java.util.Scanner; public class onem { public static void main (String[]args) { Scanner k=new Scanner(System.in); int sum=0; int i=1; int min=0; int max=0; int avg=0; while(i<=10) { int n; System.out.println("write a number"); n=k.nextInt(); if (n<min) { n=min; } else{} if (n>max) { max=n; } sum=sum+n; i++; } avg=sum/10; System.out.println(min); System.out.println(avg); System.out.println(max); } }
 11012012, 06:52 PM #2
Re: finding maximum,minimum and average of 10 numbers
There are a ton of ways to handle this case. I bet if you think about it a little harder you'll get it. What have you tried?
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Re: finding maximum,minimum and average of 10 numbers
Java Code:if (n<min) { n=min; }
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Re: finding maximum,minimum and average of 10 numbers
i have tried
Java Code:if (n<min) //here's the problem{ n=min; }
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Re: finding maximum,minimum and average of 10 numbers
No.
You want to change the 'min' value if 'n' is smaller.
At the moment you are changing the 'n' value.Please do not ask for code as refusal often offends.
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Re: finding maximum,minimum and average of 10 numbers
Assignments work 'from right to left', i.e. a= b means that a gets the value of b; so in your example it should be;
Java Code:if (n < min) min= n;
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Re: finding maximum,minimum and average of 10 numbers
Java Code:int min=0;
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Re: finding maximum,minimum and average of 10 numbers
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Re: finding maximum,minimum and average of 10 numbers
Also (and I have to admit to only thinking of this last night)...
Java Code:int min = 0;
You should assign a really big number to 'min', and a really big negative number to 'max' (the Integer class has a couple of constants).Please do not ask for code as refusal often offends.
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