# decimal « bigdecimal « Java Data Type Q&A

### 1. Determine Number of Decimal Place using BigDecimal    stackoverflow.com

I was interested to have the following getNumberOfDecimalPlace function :

``````    System.out.println("0 = " + Utils.getNumberOfDecimalPlace(0));          // 0
...``````

### 2. How can I specify the number of decimal places of a BigDecimal to print?    stackoverflow.com

I am using `BigDecimal` as follows:

``````BigDecimal val = object.getValue();//it returns BigDecimal type value
``````
`val` contains 12.2300. I want to display 12.23 on my page. How can I do this?

### 3. Java run-time error " Non-terminating decimal expansion; no exact representable decimal result" in BigDecimal class    stackoverflow.com

it give me an error when choosing "Positive improper integration"or"Negative improper integration" the error is Exception in thread "main" ...

### 4. BigDecimal for Stock Prices?    stackoverflow.com

I realize that we should use `BigDecimal` for all monetary values, but what about stock prices in dollars? I noticed that data feed API from major vendors uses the type `double` for ...

### 5. BigDecimal - material decimal places    stackoverflow.com

I have a BigDecimal value and I want to know if the number of decimal places it has is outside a boundary.

e.g. If BigDecimal is 123.456 and my decimal ...

### 6. BIG decimals    java-forums.org

Hey, I'm working on a program that will calculate pi, and I need a way to store digits beyond the 16 that a double can hold. I've looked into BigDecimals, but can't find out how many digits of a number that they can hold. Does anyone know how many digits bigdecimals hold or another way to store many digits usable in ...

### 7. Need only two decimal places, but BigDecimal isn't working    forums.oracle.com

LOL. When I was a kid still playing my Playstation I wanted to have a career in computers when I got to college. Now I'm 14 and a 3rd year high school student and I just got a reality check -- computers just isn't for me. And alot of those professionals say Java is the "easiest" programming language. O_O Meh. I'll ...