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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Working With Numbers Review Working with Numbers

Maheshkumar selvaraj
Maheshkumar selvaraj
587 Points

Does it suppose to give syntax error ? I thought we shouldn't write like this: parseFloat('0.5 abc').

It should be written as parseFloat(0.5 abc)

1 Answer

Hey Maheshkumar,

parseFloat accepts a String as an argument and returns a floating point number.

var foo = '0.5 abc';
var num = parseFloat(foo); // 0.5