# Short Java error

1. Sep 17, 2005

### bomba923

What does an " ')' expected " error signify? How did I not use parentheses correctly?

The error is in this line:

System.out.println(num1 + " " + num2 + " " + num 3 + " " + num4 + " " + num5) ;

What possible mistake can there be in parentheses?

2. Sep 17, 2005

### Hurkyl

Staff Emeritus
Such errors can often be symptoms of other syntactic mistakes. An error on a previous line could do it, but I bet it's really that nifty space you have between num' and 3'.

3. Sep 17, 2005

### bomba923

The program is, as follows:
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import javax.swing.JOptionPane ;

public class DigitSpacer {

public static void main(String args[]) {

String input;
int num0;
int num1;
int num2;
int num3;
int num4;
int num5;

input = JOptionPane.showInputDialog("What is the number?");

num0 = Int.parseInt(input);

num1 = Math.floor(num0 / 10000);

num2 = Math.floor((num0 - 10000 * num1) / 1000);

num3 = Math.floor((num0 - 10000 * num1 - 1000 * num2 ) / 100);

num4 = Math.floor( (num0 - 10000 * num1 - 1000 * num2 - 100 * num3 ) / 10);

num5 = num0 - 10000 * num1 - 1000 * num2 - 100 * num3 - 10 * num4 ;

System.out.println( num1 + " " + num2 + " " + num 3 + " " + num4 + " " + num5 );

System.exit(0);

}//main
}//DigitSpacer
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The only error is that "')' expected error" for some reason
regarding the line with System.out.println

*In another trial, I deleted the spaces, but I keep getting the same error!

4. Sep 17, 2005

### Hurkyl

Staff Emeritus
I still think it's the space between num' and 3'.

5. Sep 17, 2005

### bomba923

Ohhh--->that space?

How can I fix that?

6. Sep 17, 2005

### Hurkyl

Staff Emeritus
Well, you place your cursor just to the left of the three (and thus to the right of the offending space), and press your backspace key!

7. Sep 17, 2005

### bomba923

Many thanks!

Indeed that was the error!

Last edited: Sep 17, 2005