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Python | Decimal copy_abs() method

  • Last Updated : 05 Sep, 2019

Decimal#copy_abs() : copy_abs() is a Decimal class method which returns the absolute Decimal value.

Syntax: Decimal.copy_abs()

Parameter: Decimal values

Return: the absolute Decimal value

Code #1 : Example for copy_abs() method




# Python Program explaining 
# copy_abs() method
  
# loading decimal library
from decimal import *
  
  
# Initializing a decimal value
a = Decimal(-1)
  
b = Decimal('0.142857')
  
# printing Decimal values
print ("Decimal value a : ", a)
print ("Decimal value b : ", b)
  
  
# Using Decimal.copy_abs() method
print ("\n\nDecimal a with copy_abs() method : ", a.copy_abs())
  
print ("Decimal b with copy_abs() method : ", b.copy_abs())

Output :

Decimal value a :  -1
Decimal value b :  0.142857


Decimal a with copy_abs() method :  1
Decimal b with copy_abs() method :  0.142857

Code #2 : Example for copy_abs() method




# Python Program explaining 
# copy_abs() method
  
# loading decimal library
from decimal import *
  
  
# Initializing a decimal value
a = Decimal('-3.14')
  
b = Decimal('321e + 5')
  
# printing Decimal values
print ("Decimal value a : ", a)
print ("Decimal value b : ", b)
  
  
# Using Decimal.copy_abs() method
print ("\n\nDecimal a with copy_abs() method : ", a.copy_abs())
  
print ("Decimal b with copy_abs() method : ", b.copy_abs())

Output :

Decimal value a :  -3.14
Decimal value b :  3.21E+7


Decimal a with copy_abs() method :  3.14
Decimal b with copy_abs() method :  3.21E+7

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