# Static method – java convert decimal to octal

Let’s learn static method – java convert decimal to octal.

## Static method – java convert decimal to octal

Java decimal to octal is one of the common java interview question. Here’s the java program to convert decimal to octal using static method,

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```// decimal to octal
import java.util.Scanner;
```
`public class DecimalToOctal{   static int a = 1;   public static void main(String[] args)   {      int decimal;      Scanner sc = new Scanner(System.in);         System.out.println("Please enter a decimal number : ");      decimal = sc.nextInt();      System.out.println("The octal number is : ");      int[] oct = convertToOctal(decimal);       for(int x = a - 1; x > 0; x--)      {         System.out.print(oct[x]);      }      sc.close();   }`
```   // decimal to octal java
static int[] convertToOctal(int oct)
{
int y[] = new int;
while(oct != 0)
{
y[a++] = oct % 8;
oct = oct / 8;
}
return y;
}
}

```

Output:

Please enter a decimal number : 100
The octal number is : 144