# Question on float variables

Nina Binde

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Barry Gaunt

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posted 12 years ago

"1e1f" that's a

"1e1" that's the exponential notation and means 1 times (ten to the power of 1). Ten to the power of 1 is ten. So "1e1f" is 10.0. The integer part of 10.0 is 10.

I leave you to work out the other one.

[ October 24, 2004: Message edited by: Barry Gaunt ]

**float**literal because of the "f" at the end."1e1" that's the exponential notation and means 1 times (ten to the power of 1). Ten to the power of 1 is ten. So "1e1f" is 10.0. The integer part of 10.0 is 10.

I leave you to work out the other one.

[ October 24, 2004: Message edited by: Barry Gaunt ]

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