# Number guessing game in Java

• Difficulty Level : Hard
• Last Updated : 05 Oct, 2021

The task is to write a Java program in which a user will get K trials to guess a randomly generated number. Below are the rules of the game:

• If the guessed number is bigger than the actual number, the program will respond with the message that the guessed number is higher than the actual number.
• If the guessed number is smaller than the actual number, the program will respond with the message that the guessed number is lower than the actual number.
• If the guessed number is equal to the actual number or if the K trials are exhausted, the program will end with a suitable message.

Approach: Below are the steps:

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• The approach is to generate a random number using Math.random() method in Java.
• Now using a loop, take K input from the user and for each input print whether the number is smaller or larger than the actual number.
• If within K trials the user guessed the number correctly, print that the user won.
• Else print that he was not able to guess and then print the actual number.

Below is the implementation of the above approach:

## Java

 `// Java program for the above approach``import` `java.util.Scanner;` `public` `class` `GFG {` `    ``// Function that implements the``    ``// number guessing game``    ``public` `static` `void``    ``guessingNumberGame()``    ``{``        ``// Scanner Class``        ``Scanner sc = ``new` `Scanner(System.in);` `        ``// Generate the numbers``        ``int` `number = ``1` `+ (``int``)(``100``                               ``* Math.random());` `        ``// Given K trials``        ``int` `K = ``5``;` `        ``int` `i, guess;` `        ``System.out.println(``            ``"A number is chosen"``            ``+ ``" between 1 to 100."``            ``+ ``"Guess the number"``            ``+ ``" within 5 trials."``);` `        ``// Iterate over K Trials``        ``for` `(i = ``0``; i < K; i++) {` `            ``System.out.println(``                ``"Guess the number:"``);` `            ``// Take input for guessing``            ``guess = sc.nextInt();` `            ``// If the number is guessed``            ``if` `(number == guess) {``                ``System.out.println(``                    ``"Congratulations!"``                    ``+ ``" You guessed the number."``);``                ``break``;``            ``}``            ``else` `if` `(number > guess``                     ``&& i != K - ``1``) {``                ``System.out.println(``                    ``"The number is "``                    ``+ ``"greater than "` `+ guess);``            ``}``            ``else` `if` `(number < guess``                     ``&& i != K - ``1``) {``                ``System.out.println(``                    ``"The number is"``                    ``+ ``" less than "` `+ guess);``            ``}``        ``}` `        ``if` `(i == K) {``            ``System.out.println(``                ``"You have exhausted"``                ``+ ``" K trials."``);` `            ``System.out.println(``                ``"The number was "` `+ number);``        ``}``    ``}` `    ``// Driver Code``    ``public` `static` `void``    ``main(String arg[])``    ``{` `        ``// Function Call``        ``guessingNumberGame();``    ``}``}`

Output:

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