Primitive type float

The primitive type of floating-point numbers, represented with 64-bit precision.

Known direct subtypes

Predicates

abs

Returns the absolute value of the receiver

acos

Returns the inverse cosine of the receiver

asin

Returns the inverse sine of the receiver

atan

Returns the inverse tangent of the receiver

ceil

Returns the smallest integer greater than or equal to the receiver

copySign

Returns the floating point number with the magnitude of the receiver and the sign of the argument.

cos

Returns the cosine of the receiver

cosh

Returns the hyperbolic cosine of the receiver

exp

Returns e (the base of the natural logarithm) raised to the power of the receiver

floor

Returns the largest integer that is not greater than the receiver

log

Returns the natural logarithm of the receiver

log

Returns the logarithm of the receiver in the given base

log

Returns the logarithm of the receiver in the given base

log10

Returns the base-10 logarithm of the receiver

log2

Returns the base-2 logarithm of the receiver

maximum

Returns the larger of the receiver and the argument

maximum

Returns the larger of the receiver and the argument

minimum

Returns the smaller of the receiver and the argument

minimum

Returns the smaller of the receiver and the argument

nextAfter

Returns the number adjacent to the receiver in the direction of the argument.

nextDown

Returns the number adjacent to the receiver in the direction of negative infinity.

nextUp

Returns the number adjacent to the receiver in the direction of positive infinity.

pow

Returns the receiver raised to the given power

pow

Returns the receiver raised to the given power

signum

Returns the sign of the receiver: zero if it is zero, 1.0 if it is greater than zero, -1.0 if it is less than zero.

sin

Returns the sine of the receiver

sinh

Returns the hyperbolic sine of the receiver

sqrt

Returns the square root of the receiver

tan

Returns the tangent of the receiver

tanh

Returns the hyperbolic tangent of the receiver

toString

Returns a string representation of the receiver

ulp

Returns the ULP (unit in last place) of the receiver.