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Assignment Java-6 (Grains)
Purpose: To learn the boundaries of int and long (accuracy), to become more familiar
with the java libraries.
There once was a wise servant who saved the life of a princess. The king promised to
pay whatever the servant could dream up. Knowing that the king loved chess, the servant
told the king he would like to have grains of wheat. One grain on the first square of a
chess board. Two grains on the next. Four on the third, and so on.
There are 64 squares on a chessboard.
Write a program that shows how many grains were on each square and the total number of
In other words, I want to type
To complete this assignment, you will need to find a class in the Java standard library
that you have not used yet. The search for this class is the real meat of this assignment!
Java API documentation
After you have tied up this assignment, lasso the next one:
Assignment Java-7 (Sum)
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