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 Post subject: My C# Homework
PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 2:07 pm 
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I want to start out by saying that I am a Chem major, but I am taking this class to broaden my computer skills. It is my first week of class and I am totaly lost, so I wanted to see if anyone might be able to help me finish this program. I dont by any means want you anyone to do it for me, yet just to help me learn how to finish what I started. here is the code i have so far

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
namespace ConsoleApplication1
{
class Program
{
static void Main(string[] args)
{
string sName;
int iTest1, iTest2, iTest3;
int iTotPts;
double dPct;
Console.Write("__prompt__");
sName=int.Parse(Console.ReadLine();
Console.Write("__prompt fr 1st__");
iTest1=int.Parse(Console.ReadLine());
iTest2=int.Parse(Console.ReadLine());
iTest3=int.Parse(Console.ReadLine());
iTotPts=iTest1+iTest2+iTest3;
dPct=iTotPts/450.0;
Console.WriteLine("Welcome To My Bomb Grade Estimator Program");
Console.WriteLine("Summary of Scores");
Console.WriteLine("Your Score so Far is: "+dPct.ToString("P1");//
iTotPts+= 150;
dPct=


}
}
}

I have bugs on line 17/26/32/32/17

This is what I am trying to do
DESCRIPTION:
Project One is a console based application. The application is designed to provide grade information for students in a class where the grade is determined by scores on 4 tests with 150 points possible on each test. For this application we are assuming that 3 tests have already been given. The application prompts the user for his/her name and scores for the first 3 exams. The application then computes the students total points earned and percentage score based on these exams. Finally, the application computes the total points and percent score for the course that the student could earn with a perfect score on the last exam. The application displays a greeting to the student and summary information about their performance to date and their potential performance with a perfect final exam score (see the example program output below).

Any help would be great

thanks,
Jacob


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 4:40 pm 
Little Foot
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OK... the first problem:

Code:
string sName;
//...
sName = int.Parse(Console.ReadLine());


can you figure out why this won't work?
If you're really stuck, the answer is below, just highlight it.

sName is a string, but int.Parse() returns an int. The call to int.Parse() is unnecessary; just say sName = Console.ReadLine().


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:11 pm 
Little Foot
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sName = int.Parse(Console.ReadLine());

You declared sName as a "string" type. int.Parse changes a string into an integer. Since you are changing the input of the user as an integer and assigning an integer to a string it is incorrect. What you want is

sName = Console.ReadLine();


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