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Convert Decimal to String in Python

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  • Last Updated : 28 Jul, 2020
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Python defines type conversion functions to directly convert one data type to another. This article is aimed at providing the information about converting decimal to string.

Converting Decimal to String

str() method can be used to convert decimal to string in Python.

Syntax: str(object, encoding=’utf-8?, errors=’strict’)

Parameters:

object: The object whose string representation is to be returned.

encoding: Encoding of the given object.

errors: Response when decoding fails.

Example 1:

Python3




from decimal import Decimal
  
dec = Decimal(10)
print(dec, type(dec))
  
# Converting to string
dec = str(dec)
print(dec, type(dec))

Output:

10 <class 'decimal.Decimal'>
10 <class 'str'>

Example 2:

Python3




from decimal import Decimal
  
  
dec = Decimal("0.01")
print(dec, type(dec))
  
# Converting decimal to string
s = str(dec)
print(s, type(dec))

Output:

0.01 <class 'decimal.Decimal'>
0.01 <class 'decimal.Decimal'>
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