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Numeric.floatValue

return the value of the Numeric object as a float

 

Calling Sequence

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

float floatValue() throws MapleException

Description

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The floatValue function returns the value represented in the Numeric as a Java float.  If the value does not fit exactly into a Java float, an approximation is returned.

Examples

import com.maplesoft.openmaple.*;

import com.maplesoft.externalcall.MapleException;

class Example

{

    public static void main( String notused[] ) throws MapleException

    {

    String mapleArgs[];

    Engine engine;

    Numeric n;

    float f;

    mapleArgs = new String[1];

    mapleArgs[0] = "java";

    engine = new Engine( mapleArgs, new EngineCallBacksDefault(),

        null, null );

    n = (Numeric)engine.evaluate( "evalf[60](Pi):" );

    f = n.floatValue();

    System.out.println( n );

    System.out.println( f );

    }

}

Executing this code produces the following output.

3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582097494

3.1415927

See Also

ExternalCalling/Java/MapleException

OpenMaple

OpenMaple/Java/API

OpenMaple/Java/Numeric

OpenMaple/Java/Numeric/byteValue

OpenMaple/Java/Numeric/doubleValue

OpenMaple/Java/Numeric/intValue

OpenMaple/Java/Numeric/isInteger

OpenMaple/Java/Numeric/longValue

OpenMaple/Java/Numeric/shortValue

 


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