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# Beginner question

barry richard
Greenhorn
Posts: 19

///OUTPUT IS///
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters

We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters

We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters

We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters

We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters

We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters
We have 3.75 liters

.....and so on.
Problem 1: No calculations are being done
Problem 2: Loop does not end at 20

I am running this on debian squeeze,

java version is

Thanks

Tina Raja
Greenhorn
Posts: 4
I am quite new at JAVA however, I tried what you posted and it works for me - trying using this code

class Example{
public static void main(String [] args){
double gallons;
double liters;
int counter;

counter = 0;

for (gallons = 1; gallons <=20; gallons++){
liters = gallons * 3.75;
System.out.println("We have " + liters + " liters");
counter++;
if (counter == 5){
System.out.println();
counter = 0;
}

}
}
}

Tina Raja
Greenhorn
Posts: 4
In your for loop, you can not do gallons = gallons++

fred rosenberger
lowercase baba
Bartender
Posts: 12196
35
This is a common error. We even have a FAQ on it.

Nikhil Sagar
Ranch Hand
Posts: 216
Tina Raja wrote:I am quite new at JAVA however, I tried what you posted and it works for me - trying using this code

class Example{
public static void main(String [] args){
double gallons;
double liters;
int counter;

counter = 0;

for (gallons = 1; gallons <=20; gallons++){
liters = gallons * 3.75;
System.out.println("We have " + liters + " liters");
counter++;
if (counter == 5){
System.out.println();
counter = 0;
}

}
}
}