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Random nextFloat() method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 07 Jan, 2019

The nextFloat() method of Random class returns the next pseudorandom, uniformly distributed float value between 0.0 and 1.0 from the random number generator’s sequence.

Syntax:

public float nextFloat() 

Parameters: The function does not accepts any parameter.

Return Value: This method returns the next pseudorandom float number between 0.0 and 1.0.

Exception: The function does not throws any exception.



Program below demonstrates the above mentioned function:

Program 1:




// program to demonstrate the
// function java.util.Random.nextFloat()
  
import java.util.*;
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // create random object
        Random r = new Random();
  
        // check next float value and printing it
        System.out.println("Next float value is = "
                           + r.nextFloat());
    }
}
Output:
Next float value is = 0.25155503

Program 2:




// program to demonstrate the
// function java.util.Random.nextFloat()
  
import java.util.*;
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // create random object
        Random r = new Random();
  
        // check next float value and printing it
        System.out.println("Next float value is = "
                           + r.nextFloat());
    }
}
Output:
Next float value is = 0.7730949

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