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**Floating Point Numbers** PHP - PHP/MySQL - About.com
**Floating Point** and JavaScript - About.com
**Float** in C/C++/C# - Definition and Example - About.com

A **Floating Point Number** is a way to represent a precise **number** on a computer
system. The "**floating point**" refers to the decimal point. Other than this it is very ...

http://php.about.com/od/programingglossary/g/floating_point.htm

Working with **Floating Point Numbers** - C/C++/C - About.com

Precision is how many digits are valid in a **number**. This includes digits before
and after the decimal **point**. So a **float** value of 19005.6789 with 9 digits gets ...

http://cplus.about.com/od/learnc/ss/variables_5.htm

The first step in being able to handle that JavaScript doesn't produce the exact
answers to calculations that we expect when we use **floating point numbers** is to
...

http://javascript.about.com/od/hintsandtips/a/Floating-Point-And-Javascript.htm

Primitive Data Types in Java Programming - About.com
**Floating Point Numbers**: any **number** that has a fractional part. Characters: a ...
Integers hold **number** values that cannot have a fractional part. There are four ...

http://java.about.com/od/understandingdatatypes/a/primitivetypes.htm

Definition for the Java Term: **Float** - About.com

The float data type in Java can be used to store **floating point numbers**.

http://java.about.com/od/f/g/float.htm

VB.NET Decimal Data Type Explanation - Visual Basic - About.com

Single and Double data types are **floating point**. The difference is that **floating**
**point numbers** are stored as "binary fractions". This means that a value has to be
...

http://visualbasic.about.com/od/usingvbnet/a/decdatatype.htm

expr - Linux Command - Unix Command

If an operand does not have one of the integer formats given above, then it is
treated as a **floating**-**point number** if that is possible. **Floating**-**point numbers** may
be ...

http://linux.about.com/library/cmd/blcmdln_expr.htm

All about Precision in Floats - C/C++/C - About.com

The **number** has 10 digits but is being stored in a **float** variable with only six digits
... Now move the decimal **point** two to the left so the value is 5.678976523 and ...

http://cplus.about.com/od/learning1/ss/clessonone_6.htm

How do I round a **float** down if it's close to a whole **number**?

Is there a nice way to get the **floating**-**point** value of a **number** if it's **floating**-**point**,
but the integer value if it's just X.0?

http://ruby.about.com/od/tasks/f/floatround.htm

Definition: Float is short for **floating point** and is a fundamental (i.e. built into the
compiler) type used to define **numbers** with fractional parts. The float type can ...

http://cplus.about.com/od/introductiontoprogramming/g/floatdefn.htm

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