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Real Function

Usage

Real is the head used for real (floating-point) numbers.

Basic example

Enter a real number:
In[1]:=1.23
Out[1]=1.23
Real is the Head for real numbers:
In[2]:=Head[%]
Out[2]=Real

Attribute

Protected

Relationships with other entities

RealDigits | BaseForm | Number | Reals | Complex | Rational

Relationships with other entities

Typical ranks of usage in programs

263rd most common (1 in 8010 symbols)

225th most common (1 in 4380 symbols)

734th most common (1 in 12700 symbols)

History

introduced in Version 1 (June 1988)
last modified in Version 3 (September 1996)

Timeline

Timeline

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