Let’s learn java program to calculate area of rectangle.

## Java program to calculate area of rectangle

Java program to find area of rectangle is the most common interview question.

To calculate area of rectangle user will be prompted to enter the length and width of a rectangle using nextDouble() method of Scanner class.

This length and width of a rectangle values are stored in variables “length” and “width” of data type double.

Then using above user entered values we calculate area of rectangle using below formula,

calculate rectangle area = length * width

import java.util.Scanner; public class RectangleArea { public static void main(String[] args) { Scanner sc = new Scanner(System.in); System.out.println("Please enter length of rectangle: "); double length = sc.nextDouble(); System.out.println("Please enter width of rectangle: "); double width = sc.nextDouble(); double area = length * width; System.out.println("Area of rectangle is: " + area); sc.close(); } }

**Output:**

Please enter length of rectangle: 2

Please enter width of rectangle: 5

Area of rectangle is: 10.0

Above program can be executed without user interaction like this.

class RectangleArea { public static void main (String[] args) { double length = 2.0; double width = 5.0; double area = length * width; System.out.println("Area of rectangle is: " + area); } }

**Output:**

Area of rectangle is: 10.0

Also read – preface to java virtual machine and architecture