Float type name-sake

Where does the Float type get it’s name from?

“floating point” numbers - wikipedia has WAY MORE about them than you probably wanted to know!

Another good resource is What Every Programmer Should Know About Floating-Point Arithmetic. Without a computer science degree, and a lot of programmers don’t need or have one, you may not know about how to avoid the subtle bugs that can come from comparing and manipulating numbers as floating point.