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1. Declare a LinkedList that stores Strings

2. Add code that formats a String with the calculation's results

3. Store the formatted String into the LinkedList

4. Display the elements in the LinkedList when the user ends input

5. Insure that the FutureValueApp class compiles

6. Include a text file showing the output from at least 3 future value calculations

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import java.util.*;
import java.text.*;

public class FutureValueApp
{
public static void main(String[] args)
{
// display a welcome message
System.out.println("Welcome to the Future Value Calculator");
System.out.println();

// perform 1 or more calculations
Scanner sc = new Scanner(System.in);
String choice = "y";
while (choice.equalsIgnoreCase("y"))
{

// get the input from the user
System.out.println("DATA ENTRY");
double monthlyInvestment = getDoubleWithinRange(sc,
"Enter monthly investment: ", 0, 1000);
double interestRate = getDoubleWithinRange(sc,
"Enter yearly interest rate: ", 0, 30);
int years = getIntWithinRange(sc,
"Enter number of years: ", 0, 100);

// calculate the future value
double monthlyInterestRate = interestRate/12/100;
int months = years * 12;
double futureValue = calculateFutureValue(
monthlyInvestment, monthlyInterestRate, months);

// get the currency and percent formatters
NumberFormat currency = NumberFormat.getCurrencyInstance();
NumberFormat percent = NumberFormat.getPercentInstance();
percent.setMinimumFractionDigits(1);

// format the result as a single string
String results =
"Monthly investment:t"
+ currency.format(monthlyInvestment) + "n"
+ "Yearly interest rate:t"
+ percent.format(interestRate/100) + "n"
+ "Number of years:t"
+ years + "n"
+ "Future value:tt"
+ currency.format(futureValue) + "n";

// print the results
System.out.println();
System.out.println("FORMATTED RESULTS");
System.out.println(results);

// see if the user wants to continue
System.out.print("Continue? (y/n): ");
choice = sc.next();
System.out.println();
}
}

public static double getDouble(Scanner sc, String prompt)
{
boolean isValid = false;
double d = 0;
while (isValid == false)
{
System.out.print(prompt);
if (sc.hasNextDouble())
{
d = sc.nextDouble();
isValid = true;
}
else
{
System.out.println("Error! Invalid decimal value. Try again.");
}
sc.nextLine(); // discard any other data entered on the line
}
return d;
}

public static double getDoubleWithinRange(Scanner sc, String prompt,
double min, double max)
{
double d = 0;
boolean isValid = false;
while (isValid == false)
{
d = getDouble(sc, prompt);
if (d <= min)
System.out.println(
"Error! Number must be greater than " + min + ".");
else if (d >= max)
System.out.println(
"Error! Number must be less than " + max + ".");
else
isValid = true;
}
return d;
}

public static int getInt(Scanner sc, String prompt)
{
boolean isValidInt = false;
int i = 0;
while (isValidInt == false)
{
System.out.print(prompt);
if (sc.hasNextInt())
{
i = sc.nextInt();
isValidInt = true;
}
else
{
System.out.println("Error! Invalid integer value. Try again.");
}
sc.nextLine(); // discard any other data entered on the line
}
return i;
}

public static int getIntWithinRange(Scanner sc, String prompt,
int min, int max)
{
int i = 0;
boolean isValid = false;
while (isValid == false)
{
i = getInt(sc, prompt);
if (i <= min)
System.out.println(
"Error! Number must be greater than " + min + ".");
else if (i >= max)
System.out.println(
"Error! Number must be less than " + max + ".");
else
isValid = true;
}
return i;
}

public static double calculateFutureValue(double monthlyInvestment,
double monthlyInterestRate, int months)
{
double futureValue = 0;
for (int i = 1; i <= months; i++)
{
futureValue =
(futureValue + monthlyInvestment) *
(1 + monthlyInterestRate);
}
return futureValue;
}
}.

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#### Solution Summary

The solution declares a LinkedList that stores strings. Add code that formats a string with the calculation's results are discussed.

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