org.apache.commons.math3.fraction
Class BigFractionField

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.apache.commons.math3.fraction.BigFractionField
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable, Field<BigFraction>

public class BigFractionField
extends Object
implements Field<BigFraction>, Serializable

Representation of the fractional numbers without any overflow field.

This class is a singleton.

Since:
2.0
Version:
$Id: BigFractionField.java 1416643 2012-12-03 19:37:14Z tn $
See Also:
Fraction, Serialized Form

Method Summary
static BigFractionField getInstance()
          Get the unique instance.
 BigFraction getOne()
          Get the multiplicative identity of the field.
 Class<? extends FieldElement<BigFraction>> getRuntimeClass()
          Returns the runtime class of the FieldElement.
 BigFraction getZero()
          Get the additive identity of the field.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Method Detail

getInstance

public static BigFractionField getInstance()
Get the unique instance.

Returns:
the unique instance

getOne

public BigFraction getOne()
Get the multiplicative identity of the field.

The multiplicative identity is the element e1 of the field such that for all elements a of the field, the equalities a × e1 = e1 × a = a hold.

Specified by:
getOne in interface Field<BigFraction>
Returns:
multiplicative identity of the field

getZero

public BigFraction getZero()
Get the additive identity of the field.

The additive identity is the element e0 of the field such that for all elements a of the field, the equalities a + e0 = e0 + a = a hold.

Specified by:
getZero in interface Field<BigFraction>
Returns:
additive identity of the field

getRuntimeClass

public Class<? extends FieldElement<BigFraction>> getRuntimeClass()
Returns the runtime class of the FieldElement.

Specified by:
getRuntimeClass in interface Field<BigFraction>
Returns:
The Class object that represents the runtime class of this object.


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