Thread: max int size

  1. #1

    max int size

    im trying to find the largest memmory allocation for an unsigned int.
    Ive tried unsigned long but it didnt get me any further.
    so my question:
    int = 4 bytes
    double = 8 bytes
    unsigned long = ?
    what is the type of the theoretical largest number i can represent in C++
    i know that in windows accessory calculator i can caluculate 2^144,000 so there must be some kind of work around.

  2. #2
    try lookin the includes section of your compiler for the limit.h file or possibly the help section of the compiler for the definition of MAXINT, MAXLONG. I believe the maximum number given type long is something like 19 digits.

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