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Ruby | BigDecimal truncate() function

  • Last Updated : 06 Dec, 2019

BigDecimal#truncate() : truncate() is a BigDecimal class method which returns the Big decimal by truncating to the nearest integer (by default).

Syntax: BigDecimal.truncate()

Parameter: BigDecimal values

Return: the Big decimal by truncating to the nearest integer (by default).

Example #1 :






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

Output :

BigDecimal a truncate method : 10

BigDecimal b truncate method : -10

BigDecimal c truncate method : -11

Example #2 :




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

Output :

BigDecimal a truncate method : 144

BigDecimal b truncate method : -205121100730586399999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999990

BigDecimal c truncate method : -3




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