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Java bigdecimal negate example

                         

Example below demonstrates working of bigdecimal class negate method. Method returns a bigdecimal value of nature just opposite of the nature that the same value possess previously. In short method return type is minus of this.object or simply -this.object.
Method throws NumberFormatException if it finds value other than integer or double. 

Syntax for using the method : public BigDecimal negate()
BigDecimal objects with names x & y;
y = x.negate();

 

 

 

Java_bigdecimal_negate.java

import java.math.BigDecimal;

public class Java_bigdecimal_negate {
  public static void main(String args[]) {

    BigDecimal broken = new BigDecimal(5),
    arrow = new BigDecimal(-2);

    System.out.println("broken object value :" +
        " " + broken);
    System.out.println("method generated result" +
        " : " + broken.negate());

    System.out.println("\narrow object value :" +
        " " + arrow);
    System.out.println("method generated result" +
        " : " + arrow.negate());

    boolean value = true;
    System.out.println(!value);

  }
}

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