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regarding arithmetic exception

shreya prabhu
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Joined: Feb 10, 2007
Posts: 31
int x=0;
int y=9/x;

catch(ArithmeticException ex)//line1
System.out.println("arithmetic exception");

i thought the ouput would be arithmetic exception finished
but at line 1 i am getting a error cannot convert from arithmeticexception to throwable.can anyone please clear my doubt
deepak adlakha
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Joined: Jul 27, 2001
Posts: 325
i got this output when i ran this program.

java.lang.ArithmeticException: / by zero
arithmetic exception

I ran jdk 1.4.2_05 version.
Barry Gaunt
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Joined: Aug 03, 2002
Posts: 7729
You code compiles and runs (on Java 6.0):

[ March 20, 2007: Message edited by: Barry Gaunt ]

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