# Integer rotateRight() Method in Java

Bit shifting is used in programming and has at least one variation in each programming language. Java has a single Logical right shift operator (>>). Bit shifting is a type of bitwise operation. Bit shifting is done on all the bits of a binary value which moves the bits by a definite number of places to the right. If the value 0100; (ie. 4) is shifted right, it becomes 0010; (ie. 2)which is again shifted to the right again it becomes 0001; or 1.
The java.lang.Integer.rotateRight() is the method which returns the value we get by rotating the two’s complement binary representation of the specified int value a towards the right by a specified number of bits. Bits are shifted towards the right hand i.e., the lower-order.

Syntax :

`public static int rotateRight(int a, int shifts)`

Parameters: The method takes two parameters:

• a : This is of integer type and refers to the value on which operation is to be performed.
• shifts : This is also of integer type and refers to the distance of rotation.

Returns: rotateRight() method returns the value obtained by rotating the two’s complement binary representation of the specified int value right by the specified number of bits.

Below programs illustrate the Java.lang.Integer.rotateRight() method:
Program 1: For a positive number.

 `// Java program to illustrate the ` `// Java.lang.Integer.rotateRight() method ` `import` `java.lang.*; ` ` `  `public` `class` `Geeks { ` ` `  `    ``public` `static` `void` `main(String[] args) ` `    ``{ ` `        ``int` `a = ``64``; ` `        ``int` `shifts = ``0``; ` `        ``while` `(shifts < ``3``) ` `        ``// It will return the value obtained by rotating left ` `        ``{ ` `            ``a = Integer.rotateRight(a, ``2``); ` `            ``System.out.println(a); ` `            ``shifts++; ` `        ``} ` `    ``} ` `} `

Output:

```16
4
1
```

Program 2: For a negative number.

 `// Java program to illustrate the ` `// Java.lang.Integer.rotateRight() method ` `import` `java.lang.*; ` ` `  `public` `class` `Geeks { ` ` `  `    ``public` `static` `void` `main(String[] args) ` `    ``{ ` ` `  `        ``int` `a = -``165``; ` `        ``int` `shifts = ``0``; ` `        ``while` `(shifts < ``3``) ` `        ``// It will return the value obtained by rotating left ` `        ``{ ` `            ``a = Integer.rotateRight(a, ``2``); ` `            ``System.out.println(a); ` `            ``shifts++; ` `        ``} ` `    ``} ` `} `

Output:

```-42
-1073741835
1879048189
```

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