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12. Understanding Different Kinds of Numbers

Radek Vystavěl

(1)Ondřjov, Czech Republic

In this chapter, you will study several more advanced topics concerning numbers and calculations, such as more numeric types, memory consumption, and overflow. If you do not need this much detail at this time, you can safely skip this chapter or just skim it.

More Numeric Types

You already know that there is a distinction between whole numbers and decimal numbers in computing. You use the int type for whole numbers, and you use the double type for decimal numbers.

But there are other numeric data types in C#. Although many of them exist mainly ...

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