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1. ## Help, I'm Confused

Write a program named Median.java that asks the user for three integers and outputs the median.
I have to do this using if else statements. It seems really easy, but I can't figure it out. Help!

Here's my code:
Code:
```import java.util.*;

public class Median {

public static void main(String[] args) {

Scanner console = new Scanner(System.in);

int max = console.nextInt();
int min = max;
int median = min;

for (int i=2; i <= 3; i++) {
int enteredNumber = console.nextInt();
if (enteredNumber > max) {
max = enteredNumber;
}
else {
enteredNumber = median;
}
if (enteredNumber < min) {
min = enteredNumber;
}
else {
enteredNumber = median;
}
}
System.out.println("The median is: "+median);
}
}```
When I run this it just gives me back the first number I entered.

• The logic is half right, but you are overwriting the enteredNumber with that of the median which is backwards. Its easier than this though, with only 3 numbers:
PHP Code:
``` if (enteredNumber > max){    median = max;    max = enteredNumber;}else if (enteredNumber < min){    median = min;    min = enteredNumber;}else{    median = enteredNumber;}  ```
If you can't use if/elseif, then the logic of if/elseif/else is identical to if/else(if/else).

Also, in the future please select a title that better describes the issue you are having.

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