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Quote by CaptainRon
Problem!

#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

int main()

{
string openorclosed; //string for user input for type of mortgage
string open = "open"; //string for open
string closed = "closed"; //string for closed
double termlength = 0; //initializing variable for the length of term input

//defining variables to eliminate magic numbers
double lengthone = 0.5;
double lengthtwo = 1;
double lengththree = 5;

//asking for type and duration of mortgage wanted and storing in defined variables
cout <<"What type of mortgage would you like (open or closed)? ";
cin >> openorclosed;
cout <<"How long of a term would you like?";
cin >> termlength;

if ( openorclosed == "open" ) //if the user input is "open", proceed to inner if statement
{
if ( termlength == lengthone ) //comparing user input with defined mortgage length
cout << "Mortgage rate is 7.10%"; //output if above is true
else if ( termlength == lengthtwo ) //if above is false
cout << "Mortgage rate is 7.50%"; //output if above is true
else ( termlength != lengthone || termlength != lengthtwo ); //if user input does not equal defined term lengths
cout <<"Sorry, open mortgages are only offered in term lengths of 0.5 years and 1 year" << endl; //output message
}
else if ( openorclosed == "closed")
{
if ( termlength == lengthone )
cout << "Mortgage rate is 5.30%";
else if (termlength == lengthtwo )
cout << "Mortgage rate is 5.00%";
else if (termlength == lengththree )
cout << "Mortage rate is 5.75%";
else if ( termlength != lengthone || termlength != lengthtwo || termlength != lengththree )
cout << "Sorry, closed mortgages are only offered in term lengths of 0.5, 1, and 5 years";
}

else
{
cout << "Sorry, we only offer open and closed mortgages" << endl;
}
system("PAUSE");
return 0;
}



Alright, so we're supposed to write a program that will ask the user what type of mortgage they would like (open or closed) and how long of a term they would like. The program will then display the mortgage rate (if it's available).

My problem is when I compile the program, and input open mortgage for however many years, the program outputs all three cout lines.


I have changed the code above.

When you use 'else' you didn't need that bit in brackets. It works fine for me now.

Edit:

    else ( openorclosed != "open" || "closed" );
    cout << "Sorry, we only offer open and closed mortgages" << endl;


There was your problem.
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