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Format the output

Roger Fed
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Joined: Oct 17, 2010
Posts: 82

hello every one
this program compares loans with various interest rates

I've used here the printf method in this line
the problem in the format of this first column of the output
5.000000
5.125000
5.250000
5.375000
5.500000
5.625000
5.750000
5.875000
6.000000
6.125000
6.250000
6.375000
6.500000
6.625000
6.750000
7.000000
7.125000
7.250000
7.375000
7.625000
7.750000
7.875000
8.000000
i want to remove zeros and make the format like this
5%
5.125%
5.25%
....
....
8.0%
thanks


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Stephan van Hulst
Bartender

Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Posts: 3605
    
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Not an answer to your question, but you really need to know the following:

Never never never ever ever ever *ever* use binary floating point to do calculations with money. Use BigInteger instead.
Campbell Ritchie
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Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 38087
    
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There is something in the Java™ Tutorials; go through "Numbers" and note particularly the links to java.util.Formatter.
 
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