3 Answered Questions for the topic type conversion

Type Conversion Python Casting Floating Point


How do I check if a string is a number (float)?

What is the best possible way to check if a string can be represented as a number in Python? The function I currently have right now is: def is_number(s): try: float(s) ... more
Type Conversion Python Integer Parsing


How do I parse a string to a float or int in Python?

In Python, how can I parse a numeric string like `"545.2222"` to its corresponding float value, `545.2222`? Or parse the string `"31"` to an integer, `31`?I just want to know how to parse a *float*... more
Type Conversion Sas


SAS : Convert character to numeric without creating another variable?

I want to convert `x` to numeric. DATA test; input x $1.; cards; 1 2 0 ; run; I tried different ways : - With `*1` : /* trial1 */ DATA test1; SET test; x = x*1; run; The log... more

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