Java – How to Read Integers from the Console for calculation ?

Published on March 2, 2016 by abundantcode

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Problem Statement

You need to read integers from the console window and use it for calculation within your java program.


If you want to know how to read integer value from a console and use it for calculation , you can use the Scanner class as shown below.

import java.util.Scanner;

public class Main {
    static Scanner helper = new Scanner(;
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        int input1;
        int input2;
        int result;
        System.out.println("Please enter the first number for abundantcode");
        input1 = helper.nextInt();
        System.out.println("Please enter the second number for abundntcode");
        input2 = helper.nextInt();
        result = input1 + input2;
        System.out.println("Result is " + result);


The output of the above program is

Please enter the first number for abundantcode


Please enter the second number for abundntcode


Result is 35

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