Subtraction in Java: Method, Code & Examples


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The following code is displaying an error. What can be done to fix the problem?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a viable option for subtraction in Java?

2. What will the value of the variable result be after running the following code?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

This combination of a quiz and worksheet reviews the subtraction of numbers in Java. Questions focus on fixing an error as well as the Java class that provides a method for subtracting two numbers.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

The questions of the quiz give you a chance to review the topics you can see in this list:

  • Viable options for subtractions in Java
  • The result of running a given code example
  • A statement that results in a specific value
  • Finding a solution to an error generated from a code

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use what you know to determine how to fix an error message
  • Knowledge application - utilize your skills to answer questions about viable options for subtraction
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about results from running code

Additional Learning

To review more with Java, open the lesson titled Subtraction in Java: Method, Code & Examples. Using this, you can check out the additional lesson topics mentioned below:

  • Division vs. modulo/remainder
  • Using different data types
  • Examples of code input and output involving subtraction