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Python Convert String to Float

Last Updated on Wednesday 5th Oct 2022

Convert String to Float Python

python cast string to int.We can convert a string to float in Python using float() function. It’s a built-in function to convert an object to floating point number.

float()

The float() method returns a floating point number from a number or a string.

float() Syntax

The syntax for float() is:

			
					float([x])

			
	

how to convert string to float in python

Parameters

  • It can be an int, float, or string.
  • If it is a string, then it must be of correct decimal format.

Returns

  • It returns a float object.
  • If no argument is provided, then it returns 0.0.
  • If the given argument is outside the range of float, it raises overflow Error.
			
					intNum = 44

# convert int to float
floatNum = float(intNum)
print(floatNum) # Output: 44.0

			
	

python convert string to number

			
					strr = '44.8765'

flt = float(strr)

print(type(flt))
print(flt)

			
	
			
					<class 'float'>
44.8765

			
	

string to float python

			
					string = '96.9968'

flt = float(string)

print(type(flt))
print('Value =', flt)

			
	
			
					<class 'float'>
Value = 96.9968