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Ruby | BigDecimal class coerce value

  • Last Updated : 08 Jan, 2020

BigDecimal#coerce() : coerce() is a BigDecimal class method which return the ceil value of the passed BigDecimal value.

Syntax: BigDecimal.coerce()

Parameter: numeric values (can be integer as well as BigDecimal value)

Return: An array with both BigDecimal and numeric value represented in the form of BigDecimal objects.

Code #1 : Example for coerce() method






# Ruby code for coerce() method
  
# loading BigDecimal
require 'bigdecimal'
  
# declaring BigDecimal
a = 42.1**13
  
# declaring BigDecimal
b = -BigDecimal("10")
  
# declaring BigDecimal
c = -(22 ** 7.1) * 10
  
puts "coerce example 1 : #{a.coerce(b)}\n\n"
  
puts "coerce example 2 : #{b.coerce(c)}\n\n"

Output :

coerce example 1 : [-10.0, 1.3051704902006439e+21]

coerce example 2 : [#, #]

Code #2 : Example for coerce() method




# Ruby code for coerce() method
  
# loading BigDecimal
require 'bigdecimal'
  
# declaring BigDecimal
a = 12**12 - 27
  
# declaring BigDecimal
b = BigDecimal('10')-(22 ** 7.1) ** 10
  
# declaring BigDecimal
c = BigDecimal('-3')
  
puts "coerce example 1 : #{a.coerce(b)}\n\n"
  
puts "coerce example 2 : #{b.coerce(c)}\n\n"

Output :

coerce example 1 : [-2.051211007305864e+95, 8916100448229.0]

coerce example 2 : [#, #]



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