Java.lang Package Classes

Java Math - decrementExact() Method



The java.lang.Math.decrementExact() method returns the argument decreased by one. It throws an exception, if the result overflows an int.

Syntax

public static int decrementExact(int a)  

Parameters

a Specify the value to decrement.

Return Value

Returns the argument decreased by one.

Exception

Throws ArithmeticException, if the result overflows an int.

Example:

In the example below, decrementExact() method is used to decrease the argument by one.

import java.lang.*;

public class MyClass {
 public static void main(String[] args) {
  int i = 0;
  int j = 145;
  System.out.println(Math.decrementExact(i)); 
  System.out.println(Math.decrementExact(j));    
 }
}

The output of the above code will be:

-1
144

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