a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix; in the floating-point representation system, 0.0012 is represented as 0.12-2 where -2 is the exponent

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a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is fixed by convention

an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers