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sanjana narayanan
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Joined: Nov 25, 2003
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The following line code of code makes no sense to me.
byte b= (byte)(long)(short)16.2;
pl share your comments with me..

-Sanjana
Vicken Karaoghlanian
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Joined: Jul 21, 2003
Posts: 522
Hi sanjana,
The byte, short, long datatypes can't hold fraction values. What happens in your code, is that 16.2 is treated as double then it is casted to short (16), long(16), byte(16) respectively, hence truncating its value to 16.
[ December 08, 2003: Message edited by: Vicken Karaoghlanian ]

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