Decimal.ToSingle() Method in C#

This method is used to convert the value of the specified Decimal to the equivalent single-precision floating-point number. This method can produce round-off errors as a single-precision floating-point number has few significant digits than a Decimal.

Syntax: public static float ToSingle (decimal d);
Here, d is the decimal number which is to be converted.

Return value: It returns a single-precision floating-point number equivalent to d.

Example:

 // C# program to demonstrate the // Decimal.ToSingle(Decimal) Method using System;    class GFG {        // Main Method     public static void Main()     {         try {                // Taking decimal variables             Decimal dec1 = 0.0000000000134563456789M;             Decimal dec2 = 4589662514452860951234M;                // using ToSingle(Decimal) Method             float val1 = Decimal.ToSingle(dec1);                // using ToSingle(Decimal) Method             float val2 = Decimal.ToSingle(dec2);                // Printing the float value             Console.WriteLine("The float value "                              + "is : {0}", val1);                                                 // Printing the float value             Console.WriteLine("The float value "                             + "is : {0}", val2);                                         }            catch (OverflowException e)          {             Console.Write("Exception Thrown: ");             Console.Write("{0}", e.GetType(), e.Message);         }     } }

Output:

The float value is : 1.345635E-11
The float value is : 4.589663E+21

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