amit taneja

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posted 12 years ago

hi in chapter 6...

in one question...

Given the following,

1. public class Example {

2. public static void main(String [] args) {

3. double values[] = {-2.3, -1.0, 0.25, 4};

4. int cnt = 0;

5. for (int x=0; x < values.length; x++) {

6. if (Math.round(values[x] + .5) == Math.ceil(values[x])) {

7. ++cnt;

8. }

9. }

10. System.out.println("same results " + cnt + " time(s)");

11. }

12. }

what is the result?

A. same results 0 time(s)

B. same results 2 time(s)

C. same results 4 time(s)

D. Compilation fails.

E. An exception is thrown at runtime.

its anser is "B"

but don't understand why... i am not able to understand its explaination...

kindly clear the doubt...

thanx

in one question...

Given the following,

1. public class Example {

2. public static void main(String [] args) {

3. double values[] = {-2.3, -1.0, 0.25, 4};

4. int cnt = 0;

5. for (int x=0; x < values.length; x++) {

6. if (Math.round(values[x] + .5) == Math.ceil(values[x])) {

7. ++cnt;

8. }

9. }

10. System.out.println("same results " + cnt + " time(s)");

11. }

12. }

what is the result?

A. same results 0 time(s)

B. same results 2 time(s)

C. same results 4 time(s)

D. Compilation fails.

E. An exception is thrown at runtime.

its anser is "B"

but don't understand why... i am not able to understand its explaination...

kindly clear the doubt...

thanx

Thanks and Regards, Amit Taneja

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alzamabar

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posted 12 years ago

The logic is as follows:

-2.3 and 0.25 are the correct answers.

For -2.3:

(-2.3 + .5) == -1.7

-1.7 Rounded == -2.0

-2.3 Ceiled == -2

Therefore -2.0 == 2

For 0.25:

(0.25 + .5) == 0.75

0.75 Rounded == 1.0

0.25 Ceiled == 1

Therefore 1.0 == 1

-1.0 is not correct because:

(-1.0 + .5) == -.5

-.5 Rounded == 0

-1.0 Ceiled == -1.0

Therefore 0 != -1.0

4 Is incorrect because:

(4 + .5) == 4.5

4.5 Rounded == 5

4 Ceiled == 4

Therefore 4 != 5

Originally posted by amit taneja:

hi in chapter 6...

in one question...

Given the following,

1. public class Example {

2. public static void main(String [] args) {

3. double values[] = {-2.3, -1.0, 0.25, 4};

4. int cnt = 0;

5. for (int x=0; x < values.length; x++) {

6. if (Math.round(values[x] + .5) == Math.ceil(values[x])) {

7. ++cnt;

8. }

9. }

10. System.out.println("same results " + cnt + " time(s)");

11. }

12. }

what is the result?

A. same results 0 time(s)

B. same results 2 time(s)

C. same results 4 time(s)

D. Compilation fails.

E. An exception is thrown at runtime.

its anser is "B"

but don't understand why... i am not able to understand its explaination...

kindly clear the doubt...

thanx

The logic is as follows:

-2.3 and 0.25 are the correct answers.

For -2.3:

(-2.3 + .5) == -1.7

-1.7 Rounded == -2.0

-2.3 Ceiled == -2

Therefore -2.0 == 2

For 0.25:

(0.25 + .5) == 0.75

0.75 Rounded == 1.0

0.25 Ceiled == 1

Therefore 1.0 == 1

-1.0 is not correct because:

(-1.0 + .5) == -.5

-.5 Rounded == 0

-1.0 Ceiled == -1.0

Therefore 0 != -1.0

4 Is incorrect because:

(4 + .5) == 4.5

4.5 Rounded == 5

4 Ceiled == 4

Therefore 4 != 5

Marco Tedone<br />SCJP1.4,SCJP5,SCBCD,SCWCD

Srinivasa Raghavan

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alzamabar

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posted 12 years ago

No, it should be -2.0 == 2

From Java Language Specification (chapter 5.6.2):

Therefore 2 is promoted to be 2.0 and the two results are equal.

You can run the following code for testing:

Originally posted by Srinivasa Raghavan:

It should be -2.0 == -2.0

No, it should be -2.0 == 2

From Java Language Specification (chapter 5.6.2):

If either operand is of type double, the other is converted to double.

Therefore 2 is promoted to be 2.0 and the two results are equal.

You can run the following code for testing:

Marco Tedone<br />SCJP1.4,SCJP5,SCBCD,SCWCD

Srinivasa Raghavan

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posted 12 years ago

Yep i agree this

If either operand is of type double, the other is converted to double.

But it should be negative right or am i going wrong any where ?

I mean -2.0 == -2

[ May 10, 2005: Message edited by: Srinivasa Raghavan ]

If either operand is of type double, the other is converted to double.

But it should be negative right or am i going wrong any where ?

I mean -2.0 == -2

[ May 10, 2005: Message edited by: Srinivasa Raghavan ]

Thanks & regards, Srini

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amit taneja

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alzamabar

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posted 12 years ago

Yes it should be negative. Sorry for the typo

Originally posted by Srinivasa Raghavan:

Yep i agree this

If either operand is of type double, the other is converted to double.

But it should be negative right or am i going wrong any where ?

I mean -2.0 == -2

[ May 10, 2005: Message edited by: Srinivasa Raghavan ]

Yes it should be negative. Sorry for the typo

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