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sandeep Talari
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Joined: Dec 24, 2007
Posts: 63
what is the problem in this code
class ManageTables
public static void main(String[] args)
for(int i=0;i<11;i++)
int k =1;
int y=9;
int z =(y*k);
System.out.println("9"+" * "+k+" = "+z);
}//problem is k is not incrementing..
Christophe Verré

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problem is k is not incrementing..

Ask yourself, where did I declare k ? And where did I initialize it ?

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K. Tsang

Joined: Sep 13, 2007
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Originally posted by sandeep Talari:
//problem is k is not incrementing..[/QB]

Also why have 2 counters = i and k?

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fred rosenberger
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an easy way to figure this out would be to pepper your code with println() statements. Each time you do ANYTHING to k, put in a print statement...

put in something like 'debug' so you know what to take out, and number each line so you can tell which is which in your output.

you will eventually learn cleaner ways to do this (with tools like log4j for example), but this works for simple programs - and often for complex ones too, in many cases.

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