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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