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Language/Type: Java while loops method basics
Author: Marty Stepp (on 2020/04/08)

Write a method showHailstone that takes an integer parameter n and that displays the hailstone sequence starting at n and ending with 1. In a hailstone sequence, each value x is followed either by:

3x + 1 if x is odd

x/2 if x is even

The method calls below:


should produce this output:

sequence for 3: 3, 10, 5, 16, 8, 4, 2, 1
sequence for 10: 10, 5, 16, 8, 4, 2, 1
sequence for 1: 1

It is believed that for any positive integer n, the sequence always reaches 1, although nobody has yet proven that this is true. Assume that your method is passed a number greater than 0.

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This is a method problem. Write a Java method as described. Do not write a complete program or class; just the method(s) above.

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