# Scala Queue tail() method with example

• Last Updated : 29 Oct, 2019

The tail() method is utilized to return a new queue that consists of all the elements except the first one.

Method Definition: def tail: Queue[A]

Return Type: It return a new queue that consists of all the elements except the first one.

Example #1:

 `// Scala program of tail() ``// method `` ` `// Import Queue  ``import` `scala.collection.mutable.``_`` ` `// Creating object ``object` `GfG ``{ `` ` `    ``// Main method ``    ``def` `main(args``:``Array[String]) ``    ``{ ``     ` `        ``// Creating queues ``        ``val` `q``1` `=` `Queue(``1``, ``3``, ``2``, ``7``, ``6``, ``5``) ``         ` `        ``// Print the queue``        ``println(q``1``)``         ` `        ``// Applying tail method ``        ``val` `result ``=` `q``1``.tail``         ` `        ``// Display output``        ``print(``"Tail of the queue: "` `+ result)``         ` `    ``} ``} `
Output:
```Queue(1, 3, 2, 7, 6, 5)
Tail of the queue: Queue(3, 2, 7, 6, 5)
```

Example #2:

 `// Scala program of tail() ``// method `` ` `// Import Queue  ``import` `scala.collection.mutable.``_`` ` `// Creating object ``object` `GfG ``{ `` ` `    ``// Main method ``    ``def` `main(args``:``Array[String]) ``    ``{ ``     ` `        ``// Creating queues ``        ``val` `q``1` `=` `Queue(``5``, ``3``, ``2``, ``7``, ``6``, ``1``) ``         ` `        ``// Print the queue``        ``println(q``1``)``         ` `        ``// Applying tail method ``        ``val` `result ``=` `q``1``.tail``         ` `        ``// Display output``        ``print(``"Tail of the queue: "` `+ result)``         ` `    ``} ``} `
Output:
```Queue(5, 3, 2, 7, 6, 1)
Tail of the queue: Queue(3, 2, 7, 6, 1)
```

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