Decimal.ToDouble Method (Decimal)


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Converts the value of the specified Decimal to the equivalent double-precision floating-point number.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

static member ToDouble : 
        d:decimal -> float


Type: System.Decimal

The decimal number to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Double

A double-precision floating-point number equivalent to d.

This operation can produce round-off errors because a double-precision floating-point number has fewer significant digits than a Decimal.

You can also convert a Decimal to a Double value by using the Explicit(Decimal to Double) assignment operator. Because the conversion can entail a loss of precision, you must use a casting operator in C# or a conversion function in Visual Basic.

The following code example converts Decimal numbers to Double values using ToDouble method.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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