In this post we are going to learn calculate percentage in java.

#### Calculate percentage in java

How to calculate percentage in java is one of the most common java interview question.

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

percentage = ( a / b ) * 100

Here,

a = marks obtained

b = total marks

Let’s see java program on how to calculate percentage in java,

import java.util.Scanner; public class CalculatePercentageDemo { public static void main(String[] args) { float percentage; float total; float marksObtained; Scanner sc = new Scanner(System.in); System.out.println("Please enter marks obtained : "); marksObtained = sc.nextFloat(); System.out.println("Please enter total : "); total = sc.nextFloat(); percentage = (float)((marksObtained / total) * 100); System.out.println("Percentage : " + percentage); sc.close(); } }

**Output:**

Please enter marks obtained : 594

Please enter total : 600

Percentage : 99.0