Class: Float

Inherits:
Numeric
  • Object
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Defined in:
lib/bigdecimal/util.rb

Overview

BigDecimal extends the native Float class to provide the #to_d method.

When you require BigDecimal in your application, this method will be available on Float objects.

Instance Method Summary collapse

Instance Method Details

#to_d(precision = nil) ⇒ Object

call-seq:

flt.to_d  -> bigdecimal

Convert flt to a BigDecimal and return it.

require 'bigdecimal'
require 'bigdecimal/util'

0.5.to_d
# => #<BigDecimal:1dc69e0,'0.5E0',9(18)>

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# File 'lib/bigdecimal/util.rb', line 38

def to_d(precision=nil)
  BigDecimal(self, precision || Float::DIG)
end