Java.math.BigInteger.divide() Method

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Description

The java.math.BigInteger.divide(BigInteger val) returns a BigInteger whose value is (this / val).

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.math.BigInteger.divide() method

public BigInteger divide(BigInteger val)

Parameters

  • val - value by which this BigInteger is to be divided

Return Value

This method returns a BigInteger object of value, this / val.

Exception

  • ArithmeticException - if val is zero

Example

The following example shows the usage of math.BigInteger.divide() method

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.math.*;

public class BigIntegerDemo {

public static void main(String[] args) {

        // create 3 BigInteger objects
        BigInteger bi1, bi2, bi3;

        bi1 = new BigInteger("-100");
        bi2 = new BigInteger("3");

        // divide bi1 with bi2
	bi3 = bi1.divide(bi2); 

        String str = "Division result is " +bi3;

	// print bi3 value
	System.out.println( str );
    }
}

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

Division result is -33



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