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# How should I solve this challenge?

What will be the output of the program? float a = 0.7; if(0.7 > a) printf("Hi"); else printf("Hello"); The answer is "Hi". Some decimal numbers can't be represented with 100% accuracy in binary number system. For example: 0.1 or 0.7 can't be, but 0.5, 0.25 can be. How can I know this under 45 seconds? What would be the approach to solve this challenge? Could you explain this snippet, step by step?

31st Mar 2022, 3:37 PM
Lofty
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31st Mar 2022, 3:43 PM
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the answer is "Hi" because 0.7 is a double constant but variable "a" is float. so whenever we compare a double with floats it leads to type promotion and hence double is greater than float that's why 0.7 > a approach to solve this problem by default floating values have double precision. but if we want to use a value as float then we need to use the keyword "float" here 0.7 (only) will be stored in memory with double precision and variable a = 0.7 will be stored as float and floats in double precision will be nearly equal to 0.7 see the code below check it.....👇👇 https://code.sololearn.com/ch98HcDVBQLS/?ref=app
31st Mar 2022, 4:36 PM
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