4.6 ifelse Double-Selection Statement

The if single-selection statement performs an indicated action only when the condition is true; otherwise, the action is skipped. The ifelse double-selection statement allows you to specify an action to perform when the condition is true and a different action when the condition is false. For example, the pseudocode statement


     If student’s grade is greater than or equal to 60
     Print “Passed”
     Else
     Print “Failed”

prints “Passed” if the student’s grade is greater than or equal to 60, but prints “Failed” if it’s less than 60. In either case, after printing occurs, the next pseudocode statement in sequence is “performed.”

The preceding IfElse pseudocode statement can be written in Java as

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