Java if else Ladder

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Java if else Ladder Tutorial
(Last Updated On: October 9, 2018)

In this tutorial, you’ll learn about Java if else ladder Statement and how to use it in Java Programs.

In the cases of  Java ef else ladder when we have multiple conditions and only one has to be selected in that case we can use an if else ladder.

Syntax

if(condition1){
      //code to be executed if condition1 is true 
}else if(condition2){
   //code to be executed if condition2 is true
}
……
else{
 //code to be executed if all condition are false
}

Below is the flow chart showing how if else Ladder works.

Java if else ladder flowchart
Java if else Ladder flowchart

Program to check given number is positive, negative or 0.

public class IFLadderDemo{

     public static void main(String []args){
        int number=-17;
        if(number>0){
            System.out.println("Number is positive");
        }else if(number<0){
            System.out.println("Number is Negative");
        }else{
            System.out.println("Number is 0");
        }
     }
}

Output

Number is Negative

In the above program, we check that the given number is positive or negative or 0 using if else ladder.

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This tutorial is contributed by Ashutosh Sahu

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