Java: How to set Precision for double value?

You can’t set the precision of a double (or Double) to a specified number of decimal digits, because floating-point values don’t have decimal digits. They have binary digits.

You will have to convert into a decimal radix, either via BigDecimal or DecimalFormat, depending on what you want to do with the value later.

See also my answer to this question for a refutation of the inevitable *100/100 answers.

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