Hi Eric, you wrote:
> How do I write a computer program that spawns many processes but
> returns one result?


> Is
> the idea of threading in Java suppose to be able to address this
> problem?

Yes, Java threading addresses this problem.  You can spawn different
threads to accomplish different tasks and pull all the results
together in the end.


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