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Java Question

# Beginning Java: Typecasting to double so it shows "55.4" help me

``````package HelpMe;
import java.util.Scanner;
import java.text.DecimalFormat;
public class StackOverFlowHelp {
public static void main(String[] args) {
//
DecimalFormat df = new DecimalFormat("00.0");
Scanner input = new Scanner(System.in);
int[]  myArray = {45, 38, 27, 46, 81, 72, 56, 61, 20, 48, 76, 91, 57, 35, 78};
int totalnuminArray = 0;
int sumofallnumbersinArray = 0;
int largestnumArray = 45; //Pick a random # from the actual array to compare with!
int indexoflargestnumArray = 0;
int smallestnumArray = 91; //Pick a random # from the actual array to compare with!
int indexofsmallestnumArray = 0;
//

//Find the total number of elements in myArray:

for(int i = 0; i<myArray.length ; i++){
totalnuminArray+=1;
}
System.out.println("Total amt. of elements in the array: " + totalnuminArray);

//Finding the sum of all numbers in the ARRAY:
for(int i  = 0; i<myArray.length; i++){
sumofallnumbersinArray = sumofallnumbersinArray+myArray[i];
}

System.out.println("Sum of all of the numbers in the array: " + sumofallnumbersinArray);

//Finding the largest of all numbers in the ARRAY & the index of that:
largestnumArray = 1;
for(int i = 0; i<myArray.length; i++){
if(myArray[i] > largestnumArray){
largestnumArray = myArray[i];
indexoflargestnumArray = i;
}
}
System.out.println("The largest number in the array is: " + largestnumArray);
System.out.println("The index of the largest number in array is: " + indexoflargestnumArray);

//Finding the smallest of all numbers in the ARRAY & the index of that:
for(int i = 0; i<myArray.length; i++){
if(myArray[i] < smallestnumArray){
smallestnumArray = myArray[i];
indexofsmallestnumArray = i;
}
}

System.out.println("The smallest number in the array is: " + smallestnumArray);
System.out.println("The index of the smallest number in array is: " + indexofsmallestnumArray);

//Finding the average of the ARRAY:
double avgofArray = sumofallnumbersinArray/totalnuminArray;
System.out.println("The average of the ARRAY is: " + df.format(avgofArray));
}
}
``````

The output is as follows:

``````Total amt. of elements in the array: 15
Sum of all of the numbers in the array: 831
The largest number in the array is: 91
The index of the largest number in array is: 11
The smallest number in the array is: 20
The index of the smallest number in array is: 8
The average of the ARRAY is: 55.0
``````

The problem is when it outputs "The average of the ARRAY is: 55.0."

The number that it should've outputted should have been 55.4 but it's 55.0!!!

Why? I tried to typecast it as double before I outputted it.

I'm now stuck and don't know what to do. This is for beginning java. Can you please help me?

Please try not to modify the code & just modify the portion that will successfully typecast it to 55.4!

Please show me how to do it! EJP
``````double avgofArray = sumofallnumbersinArray/totalnuminArray;
``````double avgofArray = (double)sumofallnumbersinArray/totalnuminArray;
That converts the first number to `double`, which forces the division to be evaluated in floating-point.