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# Loop question

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### #1 trojansc82

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Posted 26 October 2008 - 05:17 PM

I had a question from a quiz that I got incorrect, but unfortunately it didn't show the correct answer at the end. Here is the question and my answer:

Which one of the following correctly defines a loop to execute exactly 10 times?

for (int a = 1, a == 10, a++) {}

Anybody know what a correct answer in this form would be?
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### #2 WingedPanther73

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Posted 26 October 2008 - 06:44 PM

The reason your loop fails is because when a==1, it will fail the test a==10 and exit. There are several possible correct answers, such as using a<=10 or a<11 for your test.
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### #3 gammaman

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Posted 27 October 2008 - 01:20 PM

In order for it to do that the easiest you would start at int i = 0
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### #4 Turk4n

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Posted 27 October 2008 - 01:35 PM

I had a question from a quiz that I got incorrect, but unfortunately it didn't show the correct answer at the end. Here is the question and my answer:

Anybody know what a correct answer in this form would be?

`for(int a = 1, a == 10, a++) {}`
Which doesn't seem to be logical nor be in "java" way structured.
As for the loop, how can a be 1 from one point and then 10 in another?
I can see you have given little time with it.

My code
`for(int a=1; a<10; a++)`
It will begin from start 1 and end it when it reaches 10. This is logical correct and "java" correct. Start point and the "end" point(lol "end point").

Anyways see you later alligator.
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### #5 niaz0099

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Posted 02 November 2008 - 11:31 PM

I got incorrect, but unfortunately it didn't show the correct answer at the end. Here is the question and my.
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### #6 WingedPanther73

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 06:28 AM

You didn't include anything, niaz.
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### #7 Steve.L

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 10:23 AM

`for(int a = 1, a == 10, a++) {}`
Which doesn't seem to be logical nor be in "java" way structured.
As for the loop, how can a be 1 from one point and then 10 in another?
I can see you have given little time with it.

There is no proper "Java" structure, you idiot. Don't go planting misinformation in new programmers' heads.

My code

`for(int a=1; a<10; a++)`
It will begin from start 1 and end it when it reaches 10. This is logical correct and "java" correct. Start point and the "end" point(lol "end point").

Anyways see you later alligator.

His question specifically stated that the loop is to execute ten times, and yours executes nine.

Epic Logic Fail!

Oh, and you fail at English, too.

@OP:
Listen to Panther, who actually knows what he's talking about.
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