C# Floating Point Variable Types
Part of the C# 2010 All-In-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet
C# floating point variables come in two types: float and double. The following table compares these two types in terms of size, range, and accuracy.
|Type||Size (bytes)||Range||Accuracy||In Use|
|float||8||1.5 x 10–45 to 3.4 x 1038||6–7 digits||float f = 1.2F;|
|double||16||5.0 x 10–324 to 1.7 x 10308||15–16 digits||double d = 1.2;|