Java BigDecimal min() Method with Example

BigDecimal Class max() method: Here, we are going to learn about the max() method of BigDecimal Class with its syntax and example.
Submitted by Preeti Jain, on May 04, 2020

BigDecimal Class max() method

  • max() method is available in java.math package.
  • max() method is used to return the least value of (this BigDecimal) and the given (BigDecimal ob).
  • max() method is a non-static method, it is accessible with the class object only and if we try to access the method with the class name then we will get an error.
  • max() method does not throw an exception at the time of returning the minimum value.


    public BigDecimal min(BigDecimal ob);


  • BigDecimal ob – represents the object with which the least is to be calculated when compare to this BigDecimal.

Return value:

The return type of this method is BigDecimal, it returns the BigDecimal whose value are smaller in any of the (this BigDecimal) and the given (BigDecimal ob).


// Java program to demonstrate the example 
// of BigDecimal min(BigDecimal ob) method of BigDecimal

import java.math.*;

public class MinOfBD {
    public static void main(String args[]) {
        // Initialize two variables first is
        // of "int" and second is of "String"
        // type
        int val = 120;
        String str = "100";

        // Initialize two BigDecimal objects  
        BigDecimal b_dec1 = new BigDecimal(val);
        BigDecimal b_dec2 = new BigDecimal(str);

        // By using min() method - is to return
        // the BigDecimal that holds the minimum
        // value (least) in both of the compared object
        // i.e. 120.min(100) it returns 100
        BigDecimal min_val = b_dec1.min(b_dec2);
        System.out.println("b_dec1.min(b_dec2): " + min_val);


b_dec1.min(b_dec2): 100

Comments and Discussions




Languages: » C » C++ » C++ STL » Java » Data Structure » C#.Net » Android » Kotlin » SQL
Web Technologies: » PHP » Python » JavaScript » CSS » Ajax » Node.js » Web programming/HTML
Solved programs: » C » C++ » DS » Java » C#
Aptitude que. & ans.: » C » C++ » Java » DBMS
Interview que. & ans.: » C » Embedded C » Java » SEO » HR
CS Subjects: » CS Basics » O.S. » Networks » DBMS » Embedded Systems » Cloud Computing
» Machine learning » CS Organizations » Linux » DOS
More: » Articles » Puzzles » News/Updates

© some rights reserved.