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Java.lang.Math Class in Java | Set 1

  • Difficulty Level : Medium
  • Last Updated : 02 Aug, 2021

Math Class methods helps to perform the numeric operations like square, square root, cube, cube root, exponential and trigonometric operations

Declaration :

public final class Math
   extends Object

What is NaN argument?
A constant holding a Not-a-Number (NaN) value of type double. It is equivalent to the value returned by Double.longBitsToDouble(0x7ff8000000000000L).

Methods of lang.math class :

1. abs() : java.lang.Math.abs() method returns the absolute value of any type of argument passed. This method can handle all the data types.



  • Result is positive zero, if the argument is positive zero or negative zero.
  • Result is positive infinity if the argument is infinite.
  • Result is NaN, if passed argument is NaN.

Syntax:

public static datatype abs(datatype arg)
Parameters:
arg - the argument whose absolute value we need
Returns:
absolute value of the passed argument.

2. acos() : java.lang.Math.acos() method returns the arc cosine value of the passed argument.
arc cosine is inverse cosine of the argument passed.
acos(arg) = cos-1 of arg

Special Case: Result is NaN, if the argument is NaN or its absolute value is greater than 1. 
Syntax:

public static double acos(double a)
Parameters:
a - the argument whose arc cosine value we need.
    argument is taken as radian    
Returns:
arc cosine value of the argument.

3. toRadians() : java.lang.Math.toRadians(double deg) method converts argument (degree) to radians.
Note: Math class usually takes radians as an input which is very much different in real life applications since angles is usually represented in degrees. 

Syntax:

public static double toRadians(double deg)
Parameters:
deg - degree angle needs to be in radian.
Returns:
radians equivalent of the degree-argument passed.

Java code explaining abs(), acos(), toRadians() method in lang.Math class. 

Java




// Java program explaining lang.Math class methods
// abs(), acos(), toRadians()
 
import java.lang.*;
public class NewClass
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Declaring the variables
        int Vali = -1;
        float Valf = .5f;
 
        // Printing the values
        System.out.println("Initial value of int  : "+Vali);
        System.out.println("Initial value of int  : "+Valf);
 
 
        // Use of .abs() method to get the absoluteValue
        int Absi = Math.abs(Vali);
        float Absf = Math.abs(Valf);
 
        System.out.println("Absolute value of int : "+Absi);
        System.out.println("Absolute value of int : "+Absf);
        System.out.println("");
 
        // Use of acos() method
        // Value greater than 1, so passing NaN
        double Acosi = Math.acos(60);
        System.out.println("acos value of Acosi : "+Acosi);
        double x = Math.PI;
 
        // Use of toRadian() method
        x = Math.toRadians(x);
        double Acosj = Math.acos(x);
        System.out.println("acos value of Acosj : "+Acosj);
         
    }
}

Output : 

Initial value of int  : -1
Initial value of int  : 0.5
Absolute value of int : 1
Absolute value of int : 0.5

acos value of Acosi : NaN
acos value of Acosj : 1.5159376794536454

4. asin() : java.lang.Math.asin() method returns the arc sine value of the method argument passed. Returned angle is in the range -pi/2 to pi/2. 
arc sine is inverse sine of the argument passed.
asin(arg) = sine-1 of arg



Special Case : 

  • Result is NaN,if the argument is NaN or its absolute value is greater than 1.
  • Result is a zero, if the argument is zero.

Syntax:

public static double asin(double arg)
Parameters:
arg - argument passed. 
Returns:
arc sine of the argument passed.

5. cbrt() : java.lang.Math.cbrt() method returns the cube root of the passed argument. 
Special Point : 

  • Result is NaN, if the argument is NaN.
  • Result is an infinity with the same sign as the argument, if the argument is infinite.
  • Result is a zero, if the argument is zero.

Syntax:

public static double cbrt(double arg)
Parameters:
arg - argument passed. 
Returns:
cube root of the argument passed

Java code explaining asin(), cbrt() method in lang.Math class.

Java




// Java program explaining lang.Math class methods
// asin(), cbrt()
 
import java.lang.*;
public class NewClass
{
 
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        int a = 1, b = 8;
        int radd = a+b;
 
        // Use of asin() method
        // Value greater than 1, so passing NaN
        double Asini = Math.asin(radd);
        System.out.println("asin value of Asini : " + Asini);
        double x = Math.PI;
 
        // Use of toRadian() method
        x = Math.toRadians(x);
        double Asinj = Math.asin(x);
        System.out.println("asin value of Asinj : " + Asinj);
        System.out.println("");
 
        // Use of cbrt() method
        double cbrtval = Math.cbrt(216);
        System.out.println("cube root : " + cbrtval);
 
    }
}

Output : 

asin value of Asini : NaN
asin value of Asinj : 0.054858647341251204

cube root : 6.0

6. floor() : java.lang.Math.floor() method returns the floor value of an argument i.e. the closest integer value which is either less or equal to the passed argument.
eg : 101.23 has floor value = 101

Important point : Same argument is resulted if if passed an NaN or infinite argument.

Syntax:
public static double floor(double arg)
Parameters:
arg - the argument whose floor value we need
Returns:closest possible value that is either less than 
                or equal to the argument passed

7. hypot() : java.lang.Math.hypot(double p, double b) method returns hypotenuse of a right triangle on passing the triangle’s base and perpendicular as arguments.
hypotenuse = [perpendicular2 + base2]1/2

Important Point : 



  • If either argument is infinite, then the result is positive infinity.
  • If either argument is NaN and neither argument is infinite, then the result is NaN.
Syntax:
public static double hypot(double p, double b)
Parameters:
p - perpendicular of the right triangle
b - base of the right triangle
Returns:
hypotenuse of the right triangle

8. IEEEremainder() : java.lang.Math.IEEERemainder(double d1, double d2) method returns the remainder value by applying remainder operation on two arguments w.r.t IEEE 754 standard. 
Remainder value = d1 – d2 * n
where,
n = closest exact value of d1/d2 

Syntax:
public static double IEEEremainder(double d1,double d2)
Parameters:
d1 - dividend 
d2 - divisor
Returns:
remainder when f1(dividend) is divided by(divisor)

9. log() : java.lang.Math.log() method returns the logarithmic value of the passed argument. 

Syntax:
public static double log(double arg)
Parameters:
arg - argument passed. 
Returns:
logarithmic value of the argument passed.

Java code explaining floor(), hypot(), IEEEremainder(), log() method in lang.Math class. 

Java




// Java program explaining lang.MATH class methods
// floor(), hypot(), IEEEremainder(), log()
 
import java.lang.*;
public class NewClass
{
 
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Use of floor method
        double f1 = 30.56, f2 = -56.34;
        f1 =Math.floor(f1);
        System.out.println("Floor value of f1 : "+f1);
 
        f2 =Math.floor(f2);
        System.out.println("Floor value of f2 : "+f2);
        System.out.println("");
 
        // Use of hypot() method
        double p = 12, b = -5;
        double h = Math.hypot(p, b);
        System.out.println("Hypotenuse : "+h);
        System.out.println("");
 
        // Use of IEEEremainder() method
        double d1 = 105, d2 = 2;
        double r = Math.IEEEremainder(d1,d2);
        System.out.println("Remainder : "+r);
        System.out.println("");
         
        // Use of log() method
        double l = 10;
        l = Math.log(l);
        System.out.println("Log value of 10 : "+l);
         
    }
}

Output : 

Floor value of f1 : 30.0
Floor value of f2 : -57.0

Hypotenuse : 13.0

Remainder : 1.0

Log value of 10 : 2.302585092994046

10. ceil() : java.lang.Math.ceil(double a) method returns the smallest possible value which is either greater or equal to the argument passed. The returned value is a mathematical integer.

  • Result is same, if the returned value is already a mathematical integer.
  • Result is same, if the passed argument is NaN or infinite or zero.
  • Result is negative zero, if the passed argument is less than zero but greater than -1.0

Syntax:

public static double ceil(double arg)
Parameters:
arg - the argument value
Returns:
smallest possible value(mathematical integer)
which is either greater or equal to the argument passed

11. atan() : java.lang.Math.atan() method returns returns the arc tangent of the method argument value. The returned angle is in the range -pi/2 through pi/2.
arc tan is inverse tan of the argument passed.
atan(arg) = tan inverse of arg

Special Case : 

  • Result is NaN, if the passed argument is NaN or its absolute value is > 1.
  • Result is zero, if argument is zero.

Syntax:

public static double atan(double a)
Parameters:
a - the argument whose arc tangent value we need.
    argument is taken as radian
Returns:
arc tan value of the argument.

12. copySign() : java.lang.Math.copySign() method returns first floating-point argument but having the sign of second argument.

Syntax:

public static double copySign(double m, double s)
                    or
public static float copySign(float m, float s)
Parameters:
m - magnitude 
s - sign 
Returns:
returns first argument with sign of second floating-point argument.

Java code explaining atan(), ceil(), copySign() method in lang.Math class. 

Java




// Java program explaining lang.Math class methods
// atan(), ceil(), copySign()
 
import java.math.*;
public class NewClass
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Use of atan() method
        double Atani = Math.atan(0);
        System.out.println("atan value of Atani : "+Atani);
        double x = Math.PI/2;
 
        // Use of toRadian() method
        x = Math.toRadians(x);
        double Atanj = Math.atan(x);
        System.out.println("atan value of Atanj : "+Atanj);
        System.out.println("");
 
 
        // Use of ceil() method
        double val = 15.34 ,ceilval;
        ceilval = Math.ceil(val);
        System.out.println("ceil value of val : "+ceilval);
        System.out.println("");
 
        double dblMag = val;
        double dblSign1 = 3;
        double dblSign2 = -3;
 
 
        // Use of copySign() method
        double result1 = Math.copySign(dblMag,dblSign1);
        System.out.println("copySign1 : "+result1);
 
        double result2 = Math.copySign(dblMag,dblSign2);
        System.out.println("copySign2 : "+result2);
         
    }
}

Output : 

atan value of Atani : 0.0
atan value of Atanj : 0.0274087022410345

ceil value of val : 16.0

copySign1 : 15.34
copySign2 : -15.34

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