Archive for October 14th, 2008

Decimal vs Float (Single) or Double

money-016 When you need to deal with a number that is a fraction, what do you specify for its type?  If you are like most programmers I know, you’ll reach for Float (Single if you are using VB) or Double.

If you are working with currency, though, this could get you into a lot of trouble.

Here’s why.

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