What is double precision variable?
- If there is need to store the numeric values as decimal values, real variables may be use.
- Any numeric variable by default is assumed as real variable.
- The variable declared by using an hash ( # ) as the
last character of the variable name is double precision variable.
- When a variable is declared as double precision and that exceeds
16 digits, it is rounded to its closest value.
- For example:
- if variable declared as A# = 123456789123456789, then the value stored will be 1.234567891234568D+17.