Ruby | BigDecimal sub() function

BigDecimal#sub() : sub() is a BigDecimal class method which returns the subtraction using a specified value.

Syntax: BigDecimal.sub()

Parameter: BigDecimal values



Return: the subtraction using a specified value.

Example #1 :

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

# Ruby code for BigDecimal.sub() method
  
# loading library
require 'bigdecimal'
  
# declaring bigdecimal
a = BigDecimal("10")
  
# declaring bigdecimal
b = -BigDecimal("10")
  
# declaring bigdecimal
c = -BigDecimal("11.43")
  
# sub() method
puts "BigDecimal a sub method : #{a.sub(b, 2)}\n\n"
  
puts "BigDecimal b sub method : #{b.sub(c, 1)}\n\n"
  
puts "BigDecimal c sub method : #{c.sub(a, 4)}\n\n"

chevron_right


Output :

BigDecimal a sub method : 0.2E2

BigDecimal b sub method : 0.1E1

BigDecimal c sub method : -0.2143E2

Example #2 :

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

# Ruby code for BigDecimal.sub() method
  
# loading library
require 'bigdecimal'
  
# declaring bigdecimal
a = BigDecimal('12')*12
  
# declaring bigdecimal
b = BigDecimal('10')-(22 ** 7.1) ** 10
  
# declaring bigdecimal
c = BigDecimal('-3')
  
# sub() method
puts "BigDecimal a sub method : #{a.sub(b, 2)}\n\n"
  
puts "BigDecimal b sub method : #{b.sub(c, 1)}\n\n"
  
puts "BigDecimal c sub method : #{c.sub(a, 4)}\n\n"

chevron_right


Output :

BigDecimal a sub method : 0.21E96

BigDecimal b sub method : -0.2E96

BigDecimal c sub method : -0.147E3




My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

Check out this Author's contributed articles.

If you like GeeksforGeeks and would like to contribute, you can also write an article using contribute.geeksforgeeks.org or mail your article to contribute@geeksforgeeks.org. See your article appearing on the GeeksforGeeks main page and help other Geeks.

Please Improve this article if you find anything incorrect by clicking on the "Improve Article" button below.


Article Tags :

Be the First to upvote.


Please write to us at contribute@geeksforgeeks.org to report any issue with the above content.