PYTHON bcadd

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Python replacement for PHP's bcadd [ edit | history ]
Use pythons `decimal` module for arbitrary precision math, pythons float type can lead to floating point errors
import decimal

x = decimal.Decimal('1.234');
y = decimal.Decimal('5');
z = x + y # 6.234

PHP bcadd

PHP original manual for bcadd [ show | php.net ]

bcadd

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

bcaddAdd two arbitrary precision numbers

Description

string bcadd ( string $left_operand , string $right_operand [, int $scale ] )

Sums left_operand and right_operand .

Parameters

left_operand

The left operand, as a string.

right_operand

The right operand, as a string.

scale

This optional parameter is used to set the number of digits after the decimal place in the result. You can also set the global default scale for all functions by using bcscale().

Return Values

The sum of the two operands, as a string.

Examples

Example #1 bcadd() example

<?php

$a 
'1.234';
$b '5';

echo 
bcadd($a$b);     // 6
echo bcadd($a$b4);  // 6.2340

?>

See Also

  • bcsub() - Subtract one arbitrary precision number from another