This week's book giveaway is in the Servlets forum. We're giving away four copies of Murach's Java Servlets and JSP and have Joel Murach on-line! See this thread for details.

Because the "e7" means "10 to the power 7". So the number 47e7 means 42.0 times 10000000 or 420000000.0. The number 47e7 is therefore considered to be a literal double constant.