Java.math.BigDecimal.add() Method

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Description

The java.math.BigDecimal.add(BigDecimal augend) returns a BigDecimal whose value is (this + augend), and whose scale is max(this.scale(), augend.scale()).

Declaration

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

public BigDecimal add(BigDecimal augend)

Parameters

  • augend - value to be added to this BigDecimal.

Return Value

This method returns a BigDecimal object whose value this + augend

Exception

  • NA

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.math.*;

public class BigDecimalDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create 3 BigDecimal objects
      BigDecimal bg1,bg2,bg3;

      // assign value to bg1 and bg2
      bg1 = new BigDecimal("40.732");
      bg2 = new BigDecimal("30.12");

      // print bg1 and bg2 value
      System.out.println("Object Value is " + bg1);
      System.out.println("Augend value is " + bg2);

      // perform add operation on bg1 with augend bg2
      bg3=bg1.add(bg2);

      // print bg3 value
      System.out.println("Result is " + bg3);
   }
}

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

Object Value is 40.732
Augend value is 30.12
Result is 70.852



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