PHP : Convert(cast) int to double/float

Problem :

You have an integer value and you need to convert it ot double or float value in PHP

Solution :

Use the number_format function to cast the integer to float value. For example :


 $integer = 2;

 echo $integer.'<br>';

 $float = number_format($integer,3); // up to 3 decimals

 echo $float.'<br>';

  See also : PHP : Convert(cast) string to bigInt

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