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#### Float

Function: float (<expr>) Converts integers, rational numbers and bigfloats in <expr> to floating point numbers. It is also an `evflag`, `float` causes non-integral rational numbers and bigfloat numbers to be converted to floating point.

There are also some inexact matches for `float`. Try `?? float` to see them.

```(%o1)                                true
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### Related Examples

a=1;

b=2;

float(a+b);

Calculate

monto:15265;

meses:36;

tasa_t:24/100;

Calculate

##### float-load-max

load("unit");

setunits([second]);

ddot_max:2*mm/a;

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k_dp:188;

k_ds:11501;

Ie:0.16;

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##### float-solve

xx:-6+(5.1/2)*12*12-5...

/*======*/V:5.1*18-55.2;

solve(3*x**2-4*x-2,x)...

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range: 27;

max:230;

rangeb: 15;

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##### float-last-solve

MN:49;

sN:(1500-1450)/1500;

MK:MN*3.1;

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##### float

float((32397750000000...

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##### float-limit

float(limit(2^(1/x),x...

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##### float-log-plot2d

R1: 2000;

x:4000;

Ri1: R1*R2/(R1+R2)+1000;

Calculate