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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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 CalculatePercentageDemo
   public static void main(String[] args)
      float percentage;
      float total;
      float marksObtained;
      Scanner sc = new Scanner(;
      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);


Please enter marks obtained : 594
Please enter total : 600
Percentage : 99.0

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