## How can I format a decimal to always show 2 decimal places?

## How can I format a decimal to always show 2 decimal places?

format(“%. 2f”) We also can use String formater / to round the double to 2 decimal places.

### How do you round up to 2 decimal places?

To round to a decimal place:

- look at the first digit after the decimal point if rounding to one decimal place or the second digit for two decimal places.
- draw a vertical line to the right of the place value digit that is required.
- look at the next digit.
- if it’s 5 or more, increase the previous digit by one.

#### Does BigDecimal have decimal places?

Immutable, arbitrary-precision signed decimal numbers. A BigDecimal consists of an arbitrary precision integer unscaled value and a 32-bit integer scale. If zero or positive, the scale is the number of digits to the right of the decimal point.

**How do you round BigDecimal?**

You can use setScale() to reduce the number of fractional digits to zero. Assuming value holds the value to be rounded: BigDecimal scaled = value. setScale(0, RoundingMode.

**How do you do 2 decimal places in Python?**

In Python, to print 2 decimal places we will use str. format() with “{:. 2f}” as string and float as a number. Call print and it will print the float with 2 decimal places.

## How do you write 2.5 As a decimal?

Answer: 2.5% as a decimal is 0.025.

### What is the use of .2f in Python?

A format of . 2f (note the f ) means to display the number with two digits after the decimal point. So the number 1 would display as 1.00 and the number 1.5555 would display as 1.56 .

#### How do you print 2.00 in Python?

**How do you convert a float to 2 decimal places in Python?**

format() to limit the string representation of a float to two decimal places. Call str. format(*args) with “{:. 2f}” as str and a float as *args to limit the float to two decimal places as a string.

**Can I use decimal format instead of string format for BigDecimal?**

I used DecimalFormat for formatting the BigDecimal instead of formatting the String, seems no problems with it. Show activity on this post. Show activity on this post.

## How to get two-digit precision from BigDecimal?

(The only simple solution which I see myself is getting floatValue from BigDecimal and then using NumberFormat to make two-digit precision for the fraction part). Show activity on this post. It will use your JVM’s current default Locale to choose your currency symbol. Or you can specify a Locale. For more info, see NumberFormat class.

### How to get the currency symbol from BigDecimal?

(The only simple solution which I see myself is getting floatValue from BigDecimal and then using NumberFormat to make two-digit precision for the fraction part). Show activity on this post. It will use your JVM’s current default Locale to choose your currency symbol.

#### How to convert BigDecimal to string in Python?

You can convert BigDecimal to String accurately, even in older Rubies, by using .to_s (“F”). This returns the number in fixed-point format, with a decimal point followed by zero or more decimal digits.