Java Calculate Percentage

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java calculate percentage

Well, the word percentage was familiar when we were in tenth and twelfth grades. Calculating percentage was very crucial and important to get scholarships in top universities.

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So, how to calculate percentage in java?

Basically percentage is a number expressed as fraction of 100 and denoted using percent sign (%). Formula to calculate percentage is

percentage = ( a / b ) * 100

a = marks obtained
b = total marks

Well, now we will see java program to calculate percentage. So, let’s dig in,


import java.util.Scanner;

public class CalculatePercentage
   public static void main(String[] args)
      double a = 0;
      double b = 0;
      Scanner sc = new Scanner(;
      System.out.println("Please enter value a: ");
      a = sc.nextDouble();
      System.out.println("Please enter value b: ");
      b = sc.nextDouble();
      System.out.println("The percentage is: (a % of b): ");
      double result = a * b / 100;
      System.out.println(a + " % of " + b + " is " + result);


Java Calculate Percentage


So this is all about how to calculate percentage. I hope you have understood the concept.

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