15. Numbers

In This Chapter

Make sense of numbers

Learn about the variety of numerical values you will encounter

Meet the Math object and the various mathematical things you can do

When you are not dealing with strings, a large part of your time in JavaScript will be spent dealing with numbers. Even if you aren’t working with numbers directly, you’ll indirectly encounter them when doing even the most basic of tasks such as keeping count of something, working with arrays, and so on.

In this chapter, I will provide an introduction to numbers in JavaScript by looking at how you can use them to accomplish many common tasks. Along the way, we will dive a little bit beyond the basics to broadly explore some interesting number-related things ...

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