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i want to ask about the difference between :

decimal d = 12.60

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decimal d = 12.60M

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M is a special formatting character.
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If you want a numeric real literal to be treated as decimal, use the suffix m or M.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de...ecimaltype.asp


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