Java.math.BigInteger.negate() Method

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Description

The java.math.BigInteger.negate() returns a BigInteger whose value is (-this).

Declaration

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

public BigInteger negate()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns a BigInteger object whose value is -this

Exception

  • NA

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.math.*;

public class BigIntegerDemo {

public static void main(String[] args) {

        // create 2 BigInteger objects
        BigInteger bi1, bi2;

        bi1 = new BigInteger("20");

        // assign negate value of bi1 to bi2
	bi2 = bi1.negate();

        String str = "Negated value of " + bi1 + " is " +bi2;

	// print bi2 value
	System.out.println( str );
    }
}

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

Negated value of 20 is -20



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