Double precision floating point number. On the 86Duino, this occupies 8 bytes (64 bit) and can be as large as 1.79769E+308 and as low as -1.79769E+308. You may refer to the IEEE 754 standard for more information of floating-point numbers.


double mydouble;
double sensorCalbrate = 1.117;


double var = val;

var – your double variable name
val – the value you assign to that variable

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