class Float

Public Instance Methods

to_d → bigdecimal click to toggle source
to_d(precision) → bigdecimal

Returns the value of float as a BigDecimal. The precision parameter is used to determine the number of significant digits for the result (the default is Float::DIG).

require 'bigdecimal'
require 'bigdecimal/util'

0.5.to_d         # => 0.5e0
1.234.to_d(2)    # => 0.12e1

See also BigDecimal::new.

# File bigdecimal/lib/bigdecimal/util.rb, line 46
def to_d(precision=Float::DIG)
  BigDecimal(self, precision)