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Python | Decimal shift() method

  • Last Updated : 05 Sep, 2019

Decimal#shift() : shift() is a Decimal class method which returns the shifted copy of x, y times

Syntax: Decimal.shift()

Parameter: Decimal values

Return: the shifted copy of x, y times

Code #1 : Example for shift() method






# Python Program explaining 
# shift() method
  
# loading decimal library
from decimal import *
  
  
# Initializing a decimal value
a = Decimal(1)
  
b = Decimal(2)
  
# printing Decimal values
print ("Decimal value a : ", a)
print ("Decimal value b : ", b)
  
  
# Using Decimal.shift() method
print ("\n\nDecimal a with shift() method : ", a.shift(b))
  
print ("Decimal b with shift() method : ", b.shift(b))

Output :

Decimal value a :  1
Decimal value b :  2


Decimal a with shift() method :  100
Decimal b with shift() method :  200

Code #2 : Example for shift() method




# Python Program explaining 
# shift() method
  
# loading decimal library
from decimal import *
  
  
# Initializing a decimal value
a = Decimal(300)
  
b = Decimal(15)
  
  
# printing Decimal values
print ("Decimal value a : ", a)
print ("Decimal value b : ", b)
  
  
# Using Decimal.shift() method
print ("\n\nDecimal a with shift() method : ", a.shift(b))
  
print ("Decimal b with shift() method : ", b.shift(b))

Output :

Decimal value a :  300
Decimal value b :  15


Decimal a with shift() method :  300000000000000000
Decimal b with shift() method :  15000000000000000

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