Java.math.BigDecimal.multiply() Method


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Description

The java.math.BigDecimal.multiply(BigDecimal multiplicand)returns a BigDecimal whose value is (this × multiplicand), and whose scale is (this.scale() + multiplicand.scale()).

Declaration

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

public BigDecimal multiply(BigDecimal multiplicand)

Parameters

multiplicand − Value to be multiplied by this BigDecimal.

Return Value

This method returns a BigDecimal whose value this * multiplicand.

Exception

NA

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.math.*;

public class BigDecimalDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

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

      bg1 = new BigDecimal("2.310");
      bg2 = new BigDecimal("4.620");

      // multiply bg1 with bg2 and assign result to bg3
      bg3 = bg1.multiply(bg2);

      String str = "Multiplication Result is " +bg3;

      // print bg3 value
      System.out.println( str );
   }
}

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

Multiplication Result is 10.672200

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