Octal Numbers An octal number is a number that uses base 8 digits It includes

# Octal numbers an octal number is a number that uses

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Octal Numbers An octal number is a number that uses base 8 digits. It includes digits from the following set: 0 through 7 A zero precedes an octal number. Table 6. Example Hexadecimal Numbers and Their Decimal Equivalents Hexadecimal Number Decimal Number 0x1 1 0x01 1 0x100 256 0x1F 31 0x1f 31 0xABCD 43981 var a = 0x1b2E var a = 6958
Siebel eScript Language Reference Version 8.1, Rev. A About Siebel eScript About Data Types and Numbers 28 Table 7 lists example octal numbers and their decimal equivalents. Floating Point Numbers A floating-point number is a number that includes a whole part and a fractional part. A decimal separates these parts. For example, 10.33. NOTE: Some developers refer to a floating-point number as a float. The float data type is not a floating-point number. For more information, see “Float Data Type” on page 20 . For more information, see “Preventing a Floating-Point Error” on page 51 . Floating Decimal Numbers A floating decimal number is a number that uses the same digits as a decimal integer but uses a period to indicate the fractional part. For example: 0.32, 1.44, 99.44 var a = 100.55 + .45; Scientific Numbers A scientific number is a number that uses decimal digits and exponential notation. The following items represent exponential notation: e E A scientific number is useful if you must use very large or very small numbers. Scientific notation is also known as exponential notation. Table 8 lists example scientific numbers and their decimal equivalents. Table 7. Example Octal Numbers and Their Decimal Equivalents Octal Number Decimal Number 00 0 05 5 077 63 var a = 0143 var a = 99 Table 8. Example Scientific Numbers and Their Decimal Equivalents Scientific Number Decimal Number 4.087e2 408.7 4.087E2 408.7
About Siebel eScript About Functions and Methods Siebel eScript Language Reference Version 8.1, Rev. A 29 NaN Numbers NaN is a value that is an abbreviation for the following phrase: not a number NaN is not a data type. NaN does include a literal representation. To test for NaN, you must use the isNaN function. The following example illustrates this usage: var Test = "Test String"; if (isNaN(parseInt(Test))) TheApplication().RaiseErrorText("Test is Not a Number"); If the parseInt function attempts to parse Test String into an integer, then it returns NaN because Test String does not represent a number. Numeric Constants You can reference a numeric constant as a property of the Number object. A numeric constant does not include a literal representation. Table 9 describes some numeric constants. About Functions and Methods A function is an independent section of code that does the following: 1 Receives information 2 Performs some action on this information 4.087e+2 408.7 4.087E-2 0.04087 var a = 5.321e31 + 9.333e-2 var a = 53210000000000000000000000000000 + 0.09333 Table 9. Numeric Constants in Siebel eScript Numeric Constant Value Description Number.MAX_VALUE 1.7976931348623157e+308 Largest positive number.

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