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Ruby | BigDecimal to_s() function

  • Last Updated : 06 Dec, 2019

BigDecimal#to_s() : to_s() is a BigDecimal class method which returns the value of Big decimal as a string.

Syntax: BigDecimal.to_s()

Parameter: BigDecimal values

Return: the value of Big decimal as a string.

Example #1 :






# Ruby code for BigDecimal.to_s() 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_s() method
puts "BigDecimal a to_s method : #{a.to_s()}\n\n"
  
puts "BigDecimal b to_s method : #{b.to_s()}\n\n"
  
puts "BigDecimal c to_s method : #{c.to_s()}\n\n"

Output :

BigDecimal a to_s method : 0.1E2

BigDecimal b to_s method : -0.1E2

BigDecimal c to_s method : -0.1143E2

Example #2 :




# Ruby code for BigDecimal.to_s() 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_s() method
puts "BigDecimal a to_s method : #{a.to_s()}\n\n"
  
puts "BigDecimal b to_s method : #{b.to_s()}\n\n"
  
puts "BigDecimal c to_s method : #{c.to_s()}\n\n"

Output :

BigDecimal a to_s method : 0.144E3

BigDecimal b to_s method : -0.20512110073058639999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999E96

BigDecimal c to_s method : -0.3E1




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