# Java: Find the smallest number among three numbers

## Java Method: Exercise-1 with Solution

Write a Java method to find the smallest number among three numbers.

Test Data:

Input the first number: 25

Input the Second number: 37

Input the third number: 29

**Pictorial Presentation:**

**Sample Solution:**

**Java Code:**

```
import java.util.Scanner;
public class Exercise1 {
public static void main(String[] args)
{
Scanner in = new Scanner(System.in);
System.out.print("Input the first number: ");
double x = in.nextDouble();
System.out.print("Input the Second number: ");
double y = in.nextDouble();
System.out.print("Input the third number: ");
double z = in.nextDouble();
System.out.print("The smallest value is " + smallest(x, y, z)+"\n" );
}
public static double smallest(double x, double y, double z)
{
return Math.min(Math.min(x, y), z);
}
}
```

Sample Output:

Input the first number: 25 Input the Second number: 37 Input the third number: 29 The smallest value is 25.0

**Flowchart: **

**Java Code Editor:**

** Contribute your code and comments through Disqus.**

**Previous:** Java Method Exercises

**Next:** Write a Java method to compute the average of three numbers.

**What is the difficulty level of this exercise?**

Test your Programming skills with w3resource's quiz.

**It will be nice if you may share this link in any developer community or anywhere else, from where other developers may find this content. Thanks.**

https://www.w3resource.com/java-exercises/method/java-method-exercise-1.php

**Weekly Trends and Language Statistics**- Weekly Trends and Language Statistics