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Decimal.Add Method

Adds two specified Decimal values.

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

Public Shared Function Add ( _
	d1 As Decimal, _
	d2 As Decimal _
) As Decimal
Dim d1 As Decimal 
Dim d2 As Decimal 
Dim returnValue As Decimal 

returnValue = Decimal.Add(d1, d2)


Type: System.Decimal

A Decimal.

Type: System.Decimal

A Decimal.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal
A Decimal value that is the sum of d1 and d2.


The sum of d1 and d2 is less than MinValue or greater than MaxValue.

The following code sample illustrates the use of Add :

Class PiggyBank

    Public Sub AddPenny()
        MyFortune = [Decimal].Add(MyFortune, 0.01D)
    End Sub 

    Public Overrides Function ToString() As String 
        Return MyFortune.ToString("C") + " in piggy bank" 
    End Function 

    Protected MyFortune As Decimal
End Class

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0