I may be over-simplifying or not completely understanding fixed point decimals, 
but would number_format work?

Take care,

On Dec 17, 2009, at 9:21 AM, Raymond Irving wrote:

> Hello,
> Is there a way to represent numeric values as fixed point decimals in PHP? If 
> not, why was this datatype not added?
> I think is very important to have fixed point decimals when working with 
> money values. This would make it much easy than having to use the BCMath 
> functions. 
> If PHP had support for operator overloading then we could have easily 
> implemented this datatype as a class:
> $a = new FixPoint(34.56, 2);
> $b = new FixPoint(34.55, 2);
> $c = $a-$b;
> echo ($c);
> $c+= 3;
> echo $c;

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