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Decimal.Subtraction Operator

Subtracts two specified Decimal values.

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

public static decimal operator -(
	decimal d1,
	decimal d2
)

Parameters

d1
Type: System.Decimal

The minuend.

d2
Type: System.Decimal

The subtrahend.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal
The result of subtracting d2 from d1.

ExceptionCondition
OverflowException

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

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

using System;

public class Example
{
   public static void Main()
   {
      Decimal number1 = 120.07m;
      Decimal number2 = 163.19m;
      Decimal number3 = number1 - number2;
      Console.WriteLine("{0} - {1} = {2}", 
                        number1, number2, number3);
   }
}
// The example displays the following output: 
//        120.07 - 163.19 = -43.12

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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