Java Number Class Methods

The Number class in Java is an abstract class that serves as the superclass for all numeric wrapper classes in the Java language, such as Integer, Float, Double, and others. It provides methods that convert the represented number to various primitive types like byte, double, float, int, long, and short.

This guide covers various methods available in the Number class. Each method is described in simple terms to help beginners understand how to use them. These methods allow you to perform conversions between different numeric types, which is essential for handling various data types in Java.

For more detailed information, please refer to the official Java SE Documentation

Java Number Class Methods

The table below contains various methods of the Java Number class, each with a link to a detailed explanation, examples, and real-world uses. Click on the method names to learn more about how to use them effectively in your applications.

Method Description
byteValue() Converts the number to a byte.
doubleValue() Converts the number to a double.
floatValue() Converts the number to a float.
intValue() Converts the number to an int.
longValue() Converts the number to a long.
shortValue() Converts the number to a short.