# Integers Floats

Integers and floats are two different kinds of numerical data. An integer (more commonly called an int) is a number without a decimal point. A float is a floating-point number, which means it is a number that has a decimal place. Floats are used when more precision is needed.

``````/**
* Integers Floats.
*
* Integers and floats are two different kinds of numerical data.
* An integer (more commonly called an int) is a number without
* a decimal point. A float is a floating-point number, which means
* it is a number that has a decimal place. Floats are used when
* more precision is needed.
*/

int a = 0;      // Create a variable "a" of the datatype "int"
float b = 0.0;  // Create a variable "b" of the datatype "float"

void setup() {
size(640, 360);
stroke(255);
}

void draw() {
background(0);

a = a + 1;
b = b + 0.2;
line(a, 0, a, height/2);
line(b, height/2, b, height);

if(a > width) {
a = 0;
}
if(b > width) {
b = 0;
}
}``````

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