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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