General Decimal Arithmetic

April 27, 2008 | Computer Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

While trying to find out if Python included some built-in capabilities for dealing with BCD numbers (it appears not) I encountered this rather interesting page about decimal arithmetic.

General Decimal Arithmetic

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Comment from Jim Atkinson
Time 5/20/2008 at 3:10 pm

Not exactly direct support but close. You can use hex() or write a method to convert the BCD to a string of digits then to a Decimal object. See the decimal module.

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