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Python: Parse a string to Float or Integer

Python Basic: Exercise-48 with Solution

Write a Python program to parse a string to Float or Integer.

Sample Solution-1:

Python Code:

n = "246.2458"
print(float(n))
print(int(float(n)))

Sample Output:

246.2458                                                                                                      
246 

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Sample Solution-2:

Python Code:

def test(s):
   try:
       return int(s)
   except ValueError:
       return float(s)
print(test('12'))
print(test('233.12'))

Sample Output:

12
233.12

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