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need help with string to double conversion
Joined: Mar 15, 2006
Mar 15, 2006 16:10:00
hey im doing a program i cant get right,
first im trying to get input and convert it to a double value
im using the JOptionPane.showDialog for the input,
second wat symbol do u use for the square root of or the square of something in an equation?
Joined: Feb 07, 2005
Mar 15, 2006 16:24:00
First to convert a
to a double you can use Double.parseDouble.
has methods for taking the square root and square.
There is no symbol for square root or square.
Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Mar 15, 2006 16:34:00
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PS: As Keith said, there are no
operators for squares or roots, so do
make the mistake of using the bitwise "exclusive or," as in x^2. Instead, you should use methods in the Math class.
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