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    dojob is offline Member
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    Default Enter input as string or int ??

    I have discovered this question which I unclear of what the question want for the data type of the input value.

    Write a method that parses a binary number into a hex number.
    The method header is as follows:
    Java Code:
    public static String binaryToHex(String binaryValue)
    Write a test program that prompts the user to enter a binary number and displays the corresponding hexadecimal value.
    Should we take the input as int and convert it to String based on the question or just take the input as String?
    Last edited by dojob; 09-22-2013 at 03:26 AM.

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    jim829 is offline Senior Member
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    Default Re: Enter input as string or int ??

    Definitely read it in as a String. You should probably check to ensure it is binary (i.e. only has 1's and 0's). And there are methods for doing that. Check out the Integer API.

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