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Subtract Method

Decimal.Subtract Method

Subtracts one specified Decimal value from another.

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

public static decimal Subtract(
	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 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;
		}
	}

.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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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