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3 Numbers

GNU Emacs supports two numeric data types: integers and floating point numbers. Integers are whole numbers such as −3, 0, 7, 13, and 511. Their values are exact. Floating point numbers are numbers with fractional parts, such as −4.5, 0.0, or 2.71828. They can also be expressed in exponential notation: 1.5e2 equals 150; in this example, ‘e2’ stands for ten to the second power, and that is multiplied by 1.5. Floating point values are not exact; they have a fixed, limited amount of precision.