Temperature Converter Program

Posted on 2007-11-30
Last Modified: 2013-11-23
I'm just looking for some help in getting this code to compile. Any suggestions would be much appreciated.
class TemperatureConverter 


	public static void main(String[] args) 


		System.out.print("Enter temperature type. Fahrenheit [F/f], Celsius [C/c] :   ");

		String temp_unit = TextIO.getlnString();

		System.out.print("Enter the temperature: ");

		Double temp_value = TextIO.getlnDouble();


		if(		temp_unit.equals("f")	||	temp_unit.equals("F")	)

			System.out.println("Fahrenheit mapped to Celsius = " + covertCtoF( temp_value ) );

		else if(		temp_unit.equals("c")	||	temp_unit.equals("C")	)

			System.out.println("Fahrenheit mapped to Celsius = " + covertFtoC( temp_value ) );


			System.out.println("Enter only C/c or F/f, please try again.");





	static double covertCtoF(Double temp_C)


		return ( ( temp_C / 5 ) * 9 ) + 32;


	static double covertFtoC(Double temp_F)


		return ( ( temp_F - 32 )  / 9 ) * 5;



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Question by:niallmunroe

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CPlusJavaCSharp earned 150 total points
ID: 20386897
What is TextIO- looks like a user defined class for input- should you import it...
What about Scanner class for input..

You also repeat Fahrenheit mapped to Cel.. one should be Celsuis mapped to Fahern...?


Author Comment

ID: 20390195
Many thanks for your reply. Done some more work & it compiles and runs ok now.
TextIO is user defined but compiled in the directory where stored so no need to import.
Well spotted F mapped to C twice.

Just one more small issue-How do I format the output to two decimal places?

if(temp_unit.equals("f")	||	temp_unit.equals("F")	)

System.out.printf("The temperature "+temp_value+" degrees Celsius is "+covertCtoF(temp_value)+" degrees Fahrenheit");

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spoxox earned 150 total points
ID: 20393492
Info on formatting the output can be found here:


Expert Comment

ID: 21384421
here is an example....
System.out.format("%.2f%n", tempvalue);

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