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What is the different between float and double data types?

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January 23, 2011 9:19AM

Actually float and double are both numeric data types that are used to store large numbers. They can have a lot of digits after the decimal point in the number. The actual difference between them is in size. According to the Java Language Specification, a float is a 32-bit value, while a double is a 64-bit value. Otherwise they work in the same way with respect to one another.