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Commons Math example source code file (

This example Commons Math source code file ( is included in the "Java Source Code Warehouse" project. The intent of this project is to help you "Learn Java by Example" TM.

Java - Commons Math tags/keywords

arithmeticexception, arithmeticexception, field, field, fieldelement, fieldelement, t, t

The Commons Math source code

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package org.apache.commons.math;

 * Interface representing <a href="">field elements.
 * @param <T> the type of the field elements
 * @see Field
 * @version $Revision: 811685 $ $Date: 2009-09-05 13:36:48 -0400 (Sat, 05 Sep 2009) $
 * @since 2.0
public interface FieldElement<T> {

    /** Compute this + a.
     * @param a element to add
     * @return a new element representing this + a
    T add(T a);

    /** Compute this - a.
     * @param a element to subtract
     * @return a new element representing this - a
    T subtract(T a);

    /** Compute this × a.
     * @param a element to multiply
     * @return a new element representing this × a
    T multiply(T a);

    /** Compute this ÷ a.
     * @param a element to add
     * @return a new element representing this ÷ a
     * @exception ArithmeticException if a is the zero of the
     * additive operation (i.e. additive identity)
    T divide(T a) throws ArithmeticException;

    /** Get the {@link Field} to which the instance belongs.
     * @return {@link Field} to which the instance belongs
    Field<T> getField();


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