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Leap Year Code

Maritza Keisman

Joined: Mar 28, 2006
Posts: 7
I fouund code on the internet which would satisfy the leap year coding requirements Assignment:

lp = ((y % 4 = 0) AND (y % 100 <> 0)) OR (y % 400 = 0)

However, I am having a lot of difficulty translating this into Java. Keep on getting a lot of syntax errors. I have tried various iterations and keep on getting compile errors.

Many thanks.
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
Try to replace the operators one by one:

"AND" is the same as what in Java ?
"OR" is the same as ...
"=" is ...
"<>" is ...
Maritza Keisman

Joined: Mar 28, 2006
Posts: 7
Thanks, that helped resolve the issue. Found a leap year calculator so that you can check results, see:
I agree. Here's the link:
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