5.6 switch Multiple-Selection Statement
Chapter 4 discussed the if single-selection statement and the
else double-selection statement. The switch multiple-selection statement performs different actions based on the possible values of a constant integral expression of type byte, short, int or char.
GradeBook Class with
switch Statement to Count A, B, C, D and F Grades
Figure 5.9 enhances class
GradeBook from Chapters 3–4. The new version we now present not only calculates the average of a set of numeric grades entered by the user, but uses a
switch statement to determine whether each grade is the equivalent of an A, B, C, D or F and to increment the appropriate grade counter. The class also displays a summary of the number of students ...