Thread: i dont understand bit

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    i dont understand bit

    i have a question that i am not sure off. i was wondering when do i use a double float instead of a float. what are this so called "precision integer". i know float is 32 bit size and double is a 64 bit size or long double 64 bits. i dont understand the concept being this. Can someone plz explain this to me.
    Last edited by joker_tony; 03-26-2008 at 10:24 PM.

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    Do you mean a long double? It may be 80 bits.
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    You mean DBL_DIG?
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