Addition Operator

Decimal.Addition Operator (Decimal, Decimal)

 
equivalentCodeEntityM:System.Decimal.Add(System.Decimal,System.Decimal)

Adds two specified Decimal values.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Public Shared Operator + (
	d1 As Decimal,
	d2 As Decimal
) As Decimal

Parameters

d1
Type: System.Decimal

The first value to add.

d2
Type: System.Decimal

The second value to add.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal

The result of adding d1 and d2.

Exception Condition
OverflowException

The return value is less than MinValue or greater than MaxValue.

The Addition method defines the operation of the addition operator for Decimal values. It enables code such as the following:

Module Example
   Public Sub Main()
      Dim number1 As Decimal = 120.07d 
      Dim number2 As Decimal = 163.19d 
      Dim number3 As Decimal = number1 + number2
      Console.WriteLine("{0} + {1} = {2}", 
                        number1, number2, number3)
   End Sub
End Module
' The example displays the following output:
'       120.07 + 163.19 = 283.26

If the language you're using doesn't support custom operators, call the Add method instead.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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