# Another distance conversion

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Another distance conversion
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Write an application that reads a distance in metres. The program will then convert the distance to kilometres, feet and inches, by calling methods. The converted distances will be printed.
? Write a method for each conversion ? toKilometres(), toFeet(), and toInches().

Sample output:

500 metres are
500 * 0.001 = 0.5 kilometres
500 * 3.281 = 1640.5 feet
500 * 39.37 = 19685 inches

August 12, 2010 at 10:14 AM

import java.io.*;
public class DistanceConversion{
public static double toKilometres(double value){
double kmValue = value*0.001;
return kmValue;
}
public static double toFeet(double value){
double feetValue = value*3.281;
return feetValue;
}
public static double toInches(double value){
double inchValue = value*39.37;
return inchValue;
}
public static void main(String args[]){
System.out.print("Enter distance in meters : ");
String distance=null;
try{
}
catch(Exception e){
System.out.println(e);
}
double value=Double.parseDouble(distance);
System.out.println(distance+" meters are");
//System.out.println("Entered Value is in int..: "+value);
double kmValue = toKilometres(value);
System.out.println(distance+" * 0.001 = "+kmValue+" kilometers");
double feetValue =toFeet(value);
System.out.println(distance+" * 3.281 = "+feetValue+" feet");
double inchValue =toInches(value);
System.out.println(distance+" * 39.37 = "+inchValue+" inches");

}
}

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