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Double doubleToRawLongBits() method in Java with examples

  • Last Updated : 19 Nov, 2020

The doubleToRawLongBits() method of Java Double class is a built-in function in java that returns a representation of the specified floating-point value according to the IEEE 754 floating-point “double format” bit layout preserving Not-a-Number (NaN) values. 

Syntax:  

public static long doubleToRawLongBits(double val)

Parameter: The method accepts only one parameter val which specifies a double precision floating-point number.

Return Values: The function returns the bits that represent the floating-point number. Below are the special cases:  

  • If the argument is positive infinity, the result is 7ff0000000000000L.
  • If the argument is negative infinity, the result is 0xfff0000000000000L.
  • If the argument is NaN, the result is 0x7ff8000000000000L.

Below programs illustrates the use of Double.doubleToRawLongBits() method:

Program 1:  



Java




// Java program to demonstrate
// Double.doubleToRawLongBits() method
 
import java.lang.*;
 
class Gfg1 {
 
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
 
        double val = 1.5d;
 
        // function call
        long answer = Double.doubleToRawLongBits(val);
 
        // print
        System.out.println(val + " in raw long bits: "
                           + answer);
    }
}
Output: 
1.5 in raw long bits: 4609434218613702656



 

Program 2: 

Java




// Java program to demonstrate
// Double.doubleToRawLongBits() method
 
import java.lang.*;
 
class Gfg1 {
 
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
 
        double val = Double.POSITIVE_INFINITY;
        double val1 = Double.NEGATIVE_INFINITY;
        double val2 = Double.NaN;
 
        // function call
        long answer = Double.doubleToRawLongBits(val);
 
        // print
        System.out.println(val + " in raw long bits: "
                           + answer);
 
        // function call
        answer = Double.doubleToRawLongBits(val1);
 
        // print
        System.out.println(val1 + " in raw long bits: "
                           + answer);
 
        // function call
        answer = Double.doubleToRawLongBits(val2);
 
        // print
        System.out.println(val2 + " in raw long bits: "
                           + answer);
    }
}
Output: 
Infinity in raw long bits: 9218868437227405312
-Infinity in raw long bits: -4503599627370496
NaN in raw long bits: 9221120237041090560



 

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/lang/Double.html#doubleToRawLongBits(double)
 

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