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Python | Decimal is_subnormal() method

  • Last Updated : 05 Sep, 2019

Decimal#is_subnormal() : is_subnormal() is a Decimal class method which checks whether the Decimal value is subnormal.

Syntax: 
Decimal.is_subnormal()

Parameter: 
Decimal values

Return: 
true - if the Decimal value is subnormal
otherwise false

Code #1 : Example for is_subnormal() method




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

Output :

Decimal value a :  -1
Decimal value b :  -Infinity


Decimal a with is_subnormal() method :  False
Decimal b with is_subnormal() method :  False

Code #2 : Example for is_subnormal() method




# Python Program explaining 
# is_subnormal() 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.is_subnormal() method
print ("\n\nDecimal a with is_subnormal() method : ", a.is_subnormal())
  
print ("Decimal b with is_subnormal() method : ", b.is_subnormal())

Output :

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


Decimal a with is_subnormal() method :  False
Decimal b with is_subnormal() method :  False




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