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# A couple of Java questions?

Q19. Which of the following conditions does not test whether x is between 1 and 10 (inclusive)?

A) 1 <= x && x <= 10

B) !(x < 1 || 10 < x)

C) !(x <= 1 || x >= 10)

D) 10 >= x && x >= 1

Q20. Which of the following statements is correct?

A) It is a good idea to write the first test cases before the program is written completely.

B) It is not a good idea to write the first test cases before the program is written completely.

C) It is not a good idea to write the first test cases after the program is written completely.

D) It is a good idea to write the first test cases after the program is written completely.

Q23. The statement y = x >= ? x : -x; is similar to ____.

A) if,(x >= 0) y = x;

B) if,(x >= 0) y = x; else y = -x;

C) if,(x >= 0) y = -x;

D) if,(x >= 0) y = -x; else y = x;

Q35. Which of the following code fragments is considered bad style?

a)

public int getYears()

{

return years;

}

b)

for(int i = 1; i <= years; i++)

{

if(balance >= targetBalance)

i = years + 1;

else

{

double interest = balance * rate / 100;

balance = balance + interest;

}

}

c)

public double getBalance()

{

return balance;

}

d)

for (int i = 1; i <= n; i++)

{

double interest = balance * rate / 100;

balance = balance + interest;

}

### 2 Answers

- Anonymous9 years agoFavorite Answer
Q19: C

Reason:

A) 1 <= x && x <= 10

is the same as 1 <= x <= 10 showing x is between 1 and 10 inclusive

B) !(x < 1 || 10 < x)

The || means this will return true if x is either less than 1 OR x is greater than 10. The ! in front reverses the answer so it will return the same result as A.

C) !(x <= 1 || x >= 10)

This one is the correct answer because although it tests if x is between 1 and 10 it is exclusive

D) 10 >= x && x >= 1

This is just like A, just reverse the position of the conditions

Q20: A and/or C

Reason: Aren't A & C the same and B & D the same answers?

You want to write the test case before completing coding to ensure you understand the problem being solved.

Q23: B

Reason:

y = x >= 0 ? x : -x; This assigned to y the result of a shorthand if statement.

y = {condition to test, (x >= 0)} ? {value if true, (x)} : {value if false, (-x)};

This example is a way of assigning the absolute value of x to y.

Q35: B

Reason: This code is not immediately understandable, and also not efficient.

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- deonejuanLv 79 years ago
// HOW are you going to learn java if you don't do the homework?

Q19 has a typo error somewhere. None of the answers satisfies, but I can tell you that || is not one of the answers

Q20 is A obviously

Q23 is B

Q35 is B, why go through all that extra logic to cancel the loop?

if( balance <= targetBalance) {

double interest = balance * rate / 100;

balance += interest;

}

}

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