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Java Double compare() Method

The compare() method of Java Double class compares two specified double values.



Two parameters-

d1- The first double to be compared.

d2- The second double to be compared.

Return value

This method will return value -

  • zero, if d1 is numerically equal to d2.
  • less than zero, if d1 is numerically less than d2.
  • greater than zero, if d1 is numerically greater than
  • d2.

Example 1

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10.56 is greater.
Difference is= 0.5600000000000005.

Example 2

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Error:(13, 26) java: method compare in class java.lang.Double cannot be applied to given types;
  required: double,double
  found: java.lang.Double
  reason: actual and formal argument lists differ in length

Example 3

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