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Number.shortValue() method in java with examples

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  • Last Updated : 20 Jun, 2018
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The java.lang.Number.shortValue() is an inbuilt method in java that returns the value of the specified number casted to short data type. This may involve rounding or truncation.

Syntax:

public abstract short shortValue()

Parameters: This method does not accepts any parameter.

Return value: This method returns the numeric value represented by this object after conversion to type short.

Below programs illustrate the Number.shortValue() method:

Program 1:




// java program that demonstrates
// Number.shortValue() method
public class gfg {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // get a number as float
        Float x = new Float(7854123456f);
        // print the value as short
        System.out.println(x.shortValue());
  
        // get a number as double
        Double y = new Double(98774856);
        // print the value as short
        System.out.println(y.shortValue());
    }
}

Output:

-1
12104

Program 2:




// java program that demonstrates
// Number.shortValue() method
  
public class gfg {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // get a number as float
        Float x = new Float(78f);
        // print the value as short
        System.out.println(x.shortValue());
  
        // get a number as double
        Double y = new Double(56.23);
        // print the value as short
        System.out.println(y.shortValue());
    }
}

Output:

78
56

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