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beginner : wrong code , help me to fix it

Discussion in 'Software Development' started by sanita_sasa, Nov 25, 2011.

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  1. sanita_sasa

    sanita_sasa Thread Starter

    Nov 25, 2011
    hi all ;:

    i have an assignment :
    if the user input 5 numbers < the programme should tell him which the two largest number from them ::

    example ;;
    if i enter
    1 , 33 , -3 , 0 , 45 ,

    the programme will tell me that
    largest1 = 45
    largest2 = 33

    how it will be


        Scanner input = new ScannerSystem.in );
    int largest2;
    int largest1  ;// largest number
    int number// user input
    int counter// number of values entered
        // the second largest number 
    System.out.println"Enter the number 1:" );
    number input.nextInt();
    System.out.println"Enter the number "+counter+":" ); 
    number input.nextInt();
                 else if 
    number >= largest2 && number <= largest1
    counter++ ;     
    System.out.println("largest1 :: "+largest1 );
    System.out.println("largest2 ::"+largest2 );



    that code is done and working ,
    but the problem that , when i give the largest2 =0
    it make a problem with the result when i put negative integers
    what should i give the 2n number as a initial value for it
  2. jiml8

    jiml8 Guest

    Jul 2, 2005
    Why wouldn't you just initialize number2 to the same value as number1 in your first data collection? Do this and then it'll work in all but one case...which is a logic error in your while statement. Initialize number2 the same as number1, find and fix your logic error, and it'll work.
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