In this guide, we are going to learn all about the python float() function to convert any number to a float number.
Using the python float method you can convert any integer as well as any string number to a floating pointing number.
In the previous python built-in functions tutorial, we have seen lots of functions along with their examples.
Python float() Function
Python float function is a built-in function that is used to convert any specified value into a floating pointing number.
The syntax of float function in python is:-
float() function take single parameter.
- value:- A number or a string that can be converted into a floating point number.
Return value of float function in python is always a float number.
Python float example
Here we will use the python float function to convert numbers to a floating-point numbers.
Convert integer to floating point.
a = 12 x = float(a) print(x)
Output will be:- 12.0
Convert string number to floating point number.
b = '12.88' y = float(b) print(y)
Output will be:- 12.88
Convert list of numbers into float number.
num = [12, 20, 12, '12', 60, 78, '60.5'] for i in num: print(float(i))
12.0 20.0 12.0 12.0 60.0 78.0 60.5
In this tutorial, you have learned all about the python float method to convert any number entered by users to floating-point numbers. Using the float function in python, you can convert any string number to a floating-point number as well.
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