﻿ Java: Retrieve the first element of the priority queue

# Java Collection, PriorityQueue Exercises: Retrieve the first element of the priority queue

## Java Collection, PriorityQueue Exercises: Exercise-8 with Solution

Write a Java program to retrieve the first element of the priority queue.

Sample Solution:-

Java Code:

``````import java.util.PriorityQueue;
public class Example8 {
public static void main(String[] args) {

// Create Priority Queue
PriorityQueue<Integer> pq1 = new PriorityQueue<Integer>();
PriorityQueue<Integer> pq2 = new PriorityQueue<Integer>();

// Add numbers in the Queue
System.out.println("Original Priority Queue: "+pq1);
System.out.println("The first element of the Queue: "+pq1.peek());
}
}
``````

Sample Output:

```Original Priority Queue: [10, 14, 36, 16, 22, 70, 82, 89, 25]
The first element of the Queue: 10```

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