Arbitrary-precision decimal floating-point number library for Ruby
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BigDecimal provides an arbitrary-precision decimal floating-point number class.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'bigdecimal'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install bigdecimal


TODO: Write usage instructions here


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake spec to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at


BigDecimal is released under the Ruby and 2-clause BSD licenses. See LICENSE.txt for details.