Single.Equals() Method in C# with Examples

Single.Equals() Method is used to get a value which indicates whether the two instances of Single represents the same value or not. There are 2 methods in the overload list of this method as follows:

  • Equals(Single) Method
  • Equals(Object) Method

Single.Equals(Single) Method

This method is used to return a value indicating whether this instance and a specified Single object represent the same value.



Syntax: public bool Equals (float obj);
Here, it takes a Single object to compare to this instance.

Return Value: This method returns true if obj is equal to this instance otherwise, false.

Below programs illustrate the use of Single.Equals() Method:

Example 1:

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// C# program to demonstrate the
// Single.Equals(Single) Method
using System;
using System.Globalization;
  
class GFG {
  
    // Main Method
    public static void Main()
    {
        // Declaring and initializing value1
        float value1 = 10.5f;
  
        // Declaring and initializing value2
        float value2 = 20.6f;
  
        // using Equals(Single) method
        bool status = value1.Equals(value2);
  
        // checking the status
        if (status)
            Console.WriteLine("{0} is equal to {1}",
                                    value1, value2);
        else
            Console.WriteLine("{0} is not equal to {1}",
                                        value1, value2);
    }
}

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Output:

10.5 is not equal to 20.6

Example 2:

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// C# program to demonstrate the
// Single.Equals(Single) Method
using System;
using System.Globalization;
  
class GFG {
  
    // Main Method
    public static void Main()
    {
  
        // calling get() method
        get(5f, 5f);
        get(5.5f, 4.5f);
        get(10f, 10f);
        get(7.5f, 19.5f);
    }
  
    // defining get() method
    public static void get(float value1, 
                           float value2)
    {
  
        // using Equals(Single) method
        bool status = value1.Equals(value2);
  
        // checking the status
        if (status)
            Console.WriteLine("{0} is equal to {1}",
                                    value1, value2);
        else
            Console.WriteLine("{0} is not equal to {1}",
                                        value1, value2);
    }
}

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Output:

5 is equal to 5
5.5 is not equal to 4.5
10 is equal to 10
7.5 is not equal to 19.5

Single.Equals(Object) Method

This method is used to returns a value indicating whether this instance is equal to a specified object or not.

Syntax: public override bool Equals (object obj);
Here, it takes an object to compare with this instance.

Return Value: This method returns true if obj is an instance of Single and equals the value of this instance otherwise, false.


Below programs illustrate the use of the above-discussed method:

Example 1:

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// C# program to demonstrate the
// Single.Equals(Single) Method
using System;
using System.Globalization;
  
class GFG {
  
    // Main Method
    public static void Main()
    {
        // Declaring and initializing value1
        float value1 = 10.5f;
  
        // Declaring and initializing value2
        object value2 = 3 / 36;
  
        // using Equals(object) method
        bool status = value1.Equals(value2);
  
        // checking the status
        if (status)
            Console.WriteLine("{0} is equal to {1}",
                                    value1, value2);
        else
            Console.WriteLine("{0} is not equal to {1}",
                                        value1, value2);
    }
}

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Output:

10.5 is not equal to 0

Example 2:

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// C# program to demonstrate the
// Single.Equals(object) Method
using System;
using System.Globalization;
  
class GFG {
  
    // Main Method
    public static void Main()
    {
        // calling get() method
        get(5f, new Object());
        get(5.5f, (float)5.5);
        get(10f, 10);
        get(7.5f, 2 / 5);
    }
  
    // defining get() method
    public static void get(float value1,
                         object value2)
    {
  
        // compare both float value
        // using Equals(object) method
        bool status = value1.Equals(value2);
  
        // checking the status
        if (status)
            Console.WriteLine("{0} is equal to {1}",
                              value1, value2);
        else
            Console.WriteLine("{0} is not equal to {1}",
                              value1, value2);
    }
}

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Output:

5 is not equal to System.Object
5.5 is equal to 5.5
10 is not equal to 10
7.5 is not equal to 0

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