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Ruby | BigDecimal to_r() function

  • Last Updated : 05 Dec, 2019

BigDecimal#to_r() : to_r() is a BigDecimal class method which returns the value of Big decimal as a rational number.

Syntax: BigDecimal.to_r()

Parameter: BigDecimal values

Return: the value of Big decimal as a rational number

Example #1 :






# Ruby code for BigDecimal.to_r() method
  
# loading library
require 'bigdecimal'
require 'bigdecimal/util'
  
# declaring bigdecimal
a = BigDecimal("10")
  
# declaring bigdecimal
b = -BigDecimal("10")
  
# declaring bigdecimal
c = -BigDecimal("11.43")
  
# to_r() method
puts "BigDecimal a to_r method : #{a.to_r()}\n\n"
  
puts "BigDecimal b to_r method : #{b.to_r()}\n\n"
  
puts "BigDecimal c to_r method : #{c.to_r()}\n\n"

Output :

BigDecimal a to_r method : 10/1

BigDecimal b to_r method : -10/1

BigDecimal c to_r method : -1143/100

Example #2 :




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

Output :

BigDecimal a to_r method : 144/1

BigDecimal b to_r method : -205121100730586399999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999990/1

BigDecimal c to_r method : -3/1




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