a digital representation for a number in a certain subset of the rational number, and is often used to approximate an arbitrary real number on a computer

a digital representation for a number ina certain subset of the rational numbers , and is often used toapproximate an arbitrary real number on a computer

a fractional number, like the decimal and numeric types

a fractional number, like the decimal type

A number expressed as a product of a bounded number and a scale factor (consisting of an integer power of a number base), for example, 2.3 x 10².

A real number that is represented by a pair of distinct numerals. The real number is the product of the fractional part, one of the numerals, and a value obtained by raising the implicit floating-point base to a power indicated by the second numeral.

Number having a decimal place or exponent.

Often referred to in mathematical terms as a â€œrationalâ€ or real number, this is just a number that can have a fractional part. See also â€œDouble-Precisionâ€ and â€œSingle-Precision.