Python | Decimal normalize() method

Decimal#normalize() : normalize() is a Decimal class method which returns the simplest form of the Decimal value.

Syntax:  Decimal.normalize()

Parameter:  Decimal values

Return:  the simplest form of the Decimal value. 

Code #1 : Example for normalize() method

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

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Output :

Decimal value a :  -1
Decimal value b :  0.142857


Decimal a with normalize() method :  -1
Decimal b with normalize() method :  0.142857

Code #2 : Example for normalize() method

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

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Output :

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


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

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