Java.math.BigDecimal.abs() Method

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Description

The java.math.BigDecimal.abs() returns a BigDecimal whose value is the absolute value of this BigDecimal, and whose scale is this.scale().

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.math.BigDecimal.abs() method

public BigDecimal abs()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns the absolute value of the called value i.e abs(this).

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of math.BigDecimal.abs() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.math.*;

public class BigDecimalDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create 2 BigDecimal objects
      BigDecimal bg1, bg2;

      // assign value to bg1
      bg1 = new BigDecimal("-40");

      // value before applying abs
      System.out.println("Value is " + bg1);

      // assign absolute value of bg1 to bg2
      bg2 = bg1.abs();

      // print bg2 value
      System.out.println("Absolute value is " + bg2);
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

Value is -40
Absolute value is 40



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