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conversion of 1.0000000000005117E-4 to 0.00001

Gowrishankar Mudaliar
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Joined: Oct 20, 2001
Posts: 39
Hi All,

I am having a program like this.

It evaluates an expression like " 1.00*(100-99.99)/100 ".
The result is a number in exponential format. But i only want a number in normal format. Is there a way i can achieve this straight forwardly.

public class ATLDiscount
public static void main(String ar[]) throws ParseException
double dIntermediateCalcCost = 0,dPrice = 0,dVal = 0;

dPrice = 1.00;
dVal= 99.99;

dIntermediateCalcCost = dPrice*(100-dVal)/100;

System.out.println("Intermediate COst double..:"+dIntermediateCalcCost);


Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24199

Use java.text.DecimalFormat.

This isn't an advanced question; I'm moving this to JiG(Intermediate).

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