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Ruby | Rational ** method
  • Last Updated : 06 Jan, 2020

The ** is an inbuilt method in Ruby returns the rational number by performing exponentiation between two rational numbers.

Syntax: rat1 ** rat2

Parameters: The function accepts no parameter

Return Value: It returns the rational number by performing exponentiation between two rational numbers.

Example 1:






# Ruby program for ** method
  
# Initialize rational number 
rat1 = Rational(-4, 2)
rat2 = Rational(8, 2)
  
# Prints the rational number
puts rat1 ** rat2

Output:

16/1

Example 2:




# Ruby program for ** method
  
# Initialize rational number 
rat1 = Rational(-4, 2)
  
# Prints the rational number
puts rat1 ** 0

Output:

1/1

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