How to manipulate arrays. Find the average. Beginner Java

Using an enhanced for would be even nicer:

int sum = 0;
for (int d : data) sum += d;

Another thing that will probably give you a big surprise is the wrong result that you will obtain from

double average = sum / data.length;

Reason: on the right-hand side you have integer division and Java will not automatically promote it to floating-point division. It will calculate the integer quotient of sum/data.length and only then promote that integer to a double. A solution would be

double average = 1.0d * sum / data.length;

This will force the dividend into a double, which will automatically propagate to the divisor.

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