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I work on sql server 2017 i face issue when save data on float column data type

it saved as IE-07 AND ie-05 so what this and how to handle it please

how to save data on float numbers as it is

if there are any way to save data on correct way on another data type please tell me

my sample data

create table #numbersfloat
    Numbers float
    insert into #numbersfloat(Numbers)

What I have tried:

data on float column data type display as IE so how to solve it and on same time how to save another data as it is
Updated 4-Jun-22 19:31pm

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Basically, don't rely on SQL to format your data: if you look at how floating point numbers are stored: Floating-point arithmetic - Wikipedia[^] you will see why you get the results you do.

The SELECT operations return a floating point value not a string: your presentation language should be responsible to how it is displayed, not your database.
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ahmed_sa 5-Jun-22 4:40am    
how to write query detect numbers like IE only
i need to write query detect numbers like IE only
OriginalGriff 5-Jun-22 4:52am    
Read the link: it's not the number, it's the default string representation of the number.
SQL doesn't "know" you saved it as 0.000001 or 0.1: it just stores it as 1 plus an exponent.

Ignore it and format your data in your presentation language the way you want.

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