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Ronnie Phelps
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Yes!!!
I am officaly SCJP. I passed the exam with a 89. I wish my score wasn't so low...ha:-). Just kidding. Even if my score was lower passing is all that matters. I want to thank everybody here for answering my questions even when they didn't seem to be good questions. One of the things that helped me the most was posting to and reading postings on this site. I took a good number of mock exams and the last three exams I took using JQPlus. I scored 72, 63(careless mistakes), and 80 on the mocks.
One piece of advice I can give is to make sure you are confident with all the exam objectives and make sure you are <bold>well rested</bold>. I decided not to do any serious studying the day before the exam. I just looked over some notes that I kept. If you feel you need to do some intensive studying the day before the exam, reschedule the exam for a later date because youre probably not ready. <bold>Don't burn yourself out</bold> save some energy for the exam. My lowest score was on the language fundamentals section and I'm sure it was because of some careless mistakes I made. One thing I remembered from the exam is a question about DataInputStream constructor. Another question was similiar to the following:
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Once again...Thank you all for your help.
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greg philpott
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well done!
the answer is returnType could be long, float or double right?
 
ego hu
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Congratulations.
I guess the answer should be "double".
 
greg philpott
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yeah, i tried compiling and it is just double that works
 
Ronnie Phelps
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Yep it was double. That was the only problem I got which involved knowing the order of precedence of operators.
 
srinivasan ganesan
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Ronnie,
I took the exam on the same day that you did and I had this question too. I think I answered "double". I was not good in Threads (and I'm not now either). The first few questions blew me away. I think I answered the first of two similar thread questions(one without synchronized and the next one synchronized on the object) right. I was not sure about the other one. I finished the exam with 45 mins to spare. i was confident that I would pass. So i didnt bother to revise plus I had a terrible headache during the exam. Anyway congrats to you on your achievement.
Srinivas
 
shailesh sonavadekar
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congratulations & all the very best for the future. For what you are going next ? What is the destination ?

All the very best in all the endavours of life.
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Shailesh.
 
Rajesh Radh
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Congratulations Ronnie!
I would say this question test you on operators precedence.
(long), which is a casting to long type, has a higher precedence over '/'(division). Therefore this question must be read as:
((long) x) /y * 2 ---> ((long) x) produces long result. But
(long result) / y * 2 produces a double result, because y is double.
I hope this helps.
Rajesh

 
Ronnie Phelps
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shailesh sonavadekar,
I plan to learn more about servlets and JSP. And from there I'm going to start working towards obtaining my developer certification.
 
Rakesh Patel
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Thank you Rajesh for clarifying the return type.
I was little confused. Thanks once again.
 
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