Function bignumber #

Create a BigNumber, which can store numbers with arbitrary precision. When a matrix is provided, all elements will be converted to BigNumber.

Syntax #

math.bignumber(x)

Parameters #

Parameter Type Description
value number | string | Fraction | BigNumber | Array | Matrix | boolean | null Value for the big number, 0 by default.

Returns #

Type Description
BigNumber The created bignumber

Examples #

0.1 + 0.2                                  // returns number 0.30000000000000004
math.bignumber(0.1) + math.bignumber(0.2)  // returns BigNumber 0.3


7.2e500                                    // returns number Infinity
math.bignumber('7.2e500')                  // returns BigNumber 7.2e500

See also #

boolean, complex, index, matrix, string, unit

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