What is the effect of adding the sixth element to a vector created in the following manner: new Vector(5, 10); A) An IndexOutOfBounds exception is raised. B) The vector grows in size to a capacity of 10 elements C) The vector grows in size to a capacity of 15 elements D) Nothing, the vector will have grown when the fifth element was added The given answer is C. But according to the JLS: public Vector(int initialCapacity, int capacityIncrement) Constructs an empty vector with the specified initial capacity and capacity increment. initialCapacity - the initial capacity of the vector. capacityIncrement - the amount by which the capacity is increased when the vector overflows. So shouldn't the answer be B.??? Thanks in advance....

The answer is "c" correct because capacity increment+initial increment= total size of the vector hence 5+10=15 so when overflows its capacity is 15. I think it is clear - regards mohan

hi shafeeque, u ur self have answered ur question. public Vector(int initialCapacity, int capacityIncrement) Constructs an empty vector with the specified initial capacity and capacity increment. initialCapacity - the initial capacity of the vector. capacityIncrement - the amount by which the capacity is increased when the vector overflows. -------------------------------------------------- in this case initial capacity = 5 adding 6th element ------> overflow so according to JLS increase the capacity by 10. hence new capacity = 5+ 10 = 15 ---------------------------------------------------- & that's why C is the correct answer regards deekasha Thanks in advance.... [/B]