Subtract Method

Decimal.Subtract Method (Decimal, Decimal)


Subtracts one specified Decimal value from another.

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

public static decimal Subtract(
	decimal d1,
	decimal d2


Type: System.Decimal

The minuend.

Type: System.Decimal

The subtrahend.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal

The result of subtracting d2 from d1.

Exception Condition

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

The following example illustrates the use of Subtract.

class PiggyBank {
	public decimal Cents {
		get {
			return Decimal.Subtract(MyFortune, Decimal.Floor(MyFortune));

	protected decimal MyFortune;

	public void AddPenny() {
		MyFortune += .01m;

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