How to Write an Arithmetic Expression in Java
An arithmetic expression in Java is a sequence of numeric literals and/or numeric variables separated by arithmetic operators. The result of an arithmetic expression is a number. To create an arithmetic expression and test your expression, follow these four steps.
- Open your text editor and create a new file. Type in the following Java statements. You will have coded five arithmetic expressions as annotated by the comments.
- Save your file as WriteAnArithmeticExpressionInJava.java.
- Open a command prompt and navigate to the directory containing your new Java program. Then type in the command to compile your program and hit Enter.
- You can now test your Java program. Type in the command to run the Java runtime launcher and hit Enter. Observe the results of your arithmetic expressions.
Author: Stephen Withrow