Does Processing Understand Scientific Notation?

Does processing know that when I type 6.673e-11 as a float it should come out 0.00000000006673 ?


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Within β€œ.pde” files, any literal w/ a dot . or an e in it is treated as a float primitive datatype: :face_with_monocle:
If you wish for a double instead, suffix them all w/ a d: 6.673e-11d :man_student:

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The best way to answer questions like this is to just put together a little example program that tests it out:

float x = 6.673e-11;
float y =  0.00000000006673;
println(x == y);

This prints out true. But be mindful of floating point accuracy.

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