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  1. #1
    Eric Guest

    A little help!


    Can anyone help me with this little problem, I need to make my sum a
    float so that the answer can be decimal numbers. I would
    really appreicate it . Thanks, Eric


    import javax.swing.JOptionPane;


    public class paycheck{

    public static void main( String[] args )
    {

    String hours, // Hours worked
    name, // Name of worker
    rate; // Hourly rate


    int number1, // first number to multiply
    number2, // second number to multiply
    sum; // sum of both numbers

    // Prompt user to enter name
    name = JOptionPane.showInputDialog( "Who Goes There?" );


    // Prompt user to enter hours worked
    hours = JOptionPane.showInputDialog( "Please enter your hours
    worked"
    );


    // Prompt user to enter horly rate
    rate = JOptionPane.showInputDialog( "Please enter your hourly
    rate"
    );


    // convert from string to int
    number1 = Integer.parseInt( hours );
    number2 = Integer.parseInt( rate );


    // multiply the numbers
    sum = number1 * number2;


    // display the check
    JOptionPane.showMessageDialog( null, "Pay to the order of:
    " +
    name + sum, "PayCheck", JOptionPane.PLAIN_MESSAGE );


    System.exit(0);
    }


    }



  2. #2
    ray/ Guest

    Re: A little help!


    Try using doubleint in the code, instead of just int by itself.
    ament too sure on this but it may work...

    "Eric " <wdiv@hotmail.com> wrote:
    >
    >Can anyone help me with this little problem, I need to make my sum a
    > float so that the answer can be decimal numbers. I would
    > really appreicate it . Thanks, Eric
    >
    >
    > import javax.swing.JOptionPane;
    >
    >
    > public class paycheck{
    >
    > public static void main( String[] args )
    > {
    >
    > String hours, // Hours worked
    > name, // Name of worker
    > rate; // Hourly rate
    >
    >
    > int number1, // first number to multiply
    > number2, // second number to multiply
    > sum; // sum of both numbers
    >
    > // Prompt user to enter name
    > name = JOptionPane.showInputDialog( "Who Goes There?" );
    >
    >
    > // Prompt user to enter hours worked
    > hours = JOptionPane.showInputDialog( "Please enter your hours
    >worked"
    > );
    >
    >
    > // Prompt user to enter horly rate
    > rate = JOptionPane.showInputDialog( "Please enter your hourly
    >rate"
    > );
    >
    >
    > // convert from string to int
    > number1 = Integer.parseInt( hours );
    > number2 = Integer.parseInt( rate );
    >
    >
    > // multiply the numbers
    > sum = number1 * number2;
    >
    >
    > // display the check
    > JOptionPane.showMessageDialog( null, "Pay to the order of:
    >" +
    > name + sum, "PayCheck", JOptionPane.PLAIN_MESSAGE );
    >
    >
    > System.exit(0);
    > }
    >
    >
    > }
    >
    >



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