Java.lang.Number.floatValue() Method


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Description

The java.lang.Number.floatValue() method returns the value of the specified number as a float. This may involve rounding or truncation.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.Number.floatValue() method

public abstract float floatValue()

Parameters

NA

Return Value

This method returns the numeric value represented by this object after conversion to type float.

Exception

NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of lang.Number.floatValue() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

public class NumberDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // get a number as integer
      Integer x = new Integer(123456);

      // get a number as double
      Double y = new Double(9876);

      // print their value as float
      System.out.println("x as integer:" + x
         + ", x as float:" + x.floatValue());
      System.out.println("y as double:" + y
         + ", y as float:" + y.floatValue());
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result −

x as integer:123456, x as float:123456.0
y as double:9876.0, y as float:9876.0

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