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Problem of the Week: February 7

February 7, 2011
Problem of the Week: Programming Concepts 

Surveying computer programs often require the manipulation of data types or variable that include decimals. Which of the following data types can NOT include decimals?

(A) float

(B) double

(C) char

(D) real

The answer is (C).

This is problem 7 (16-1) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com.