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

```