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 07-26-2012, 02:19 AM PM User | #1 dannyboi New Coder   Join Date: Jul 2012 Location: NYC Posts: 23 Thanks: 1 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Explanation of floating-point numbers Could anybody explain floating point types numbers concisely, because the books definition I am reading is somewhat confusing, and explain how it is applicable in real life.
 07-26-2012, 12:47 PM PM User | #2 alykins Senior Coder     Join Date: Apr 2011 Posts: 1,608 Thanks: 37 Thanked 183 Times in 182 Posts an int is a single number (without decimal point- it is an integer ie -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, ...) float, double, decimal are all forms of a decimal number - not to be confused with decimal data type- (eg: 1.34, 5.68, 8.22, etc) but with varying degrees of precision. a float has up to 7 points of precision, a double has 15-16 points of precision, and a decimal has 28-29 points of precision. These are data types of .Net, most languages are relatively close by comparison in 'what' the data types are called and their precision and size. __________________ I code C hash-tag .Net Reference: W3C W3CWiki .Net Lib Validate: html CSS Debug: Chrome FireFox IE
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 08-19-2012, 05:11 PM PM User | #3 gelee New to the CF scene   Join Date: Aug 2012 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Floating pont is a character which contains numbers or integers that is decimal. That is according to our Computer Science professor. Good day! _________________________________ Discover more about fencing

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