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Module: | Prelude |
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Function: | decodeFloat |

Type: | RealFloat a => a -> (Integer,Int) |

Class: | RealFloat |

Description: | The function decodeFloat applied to a real floating-point number returns the significand expressed as an Integer and an appropriately scaled exponent (an Int). |

Related: | encodeFloat, exponent, significand |

Example 1

**Input: **decodeFloat 12.12

**Output: **(12708741,-20)

Example 2

**Input: **decodeFloat 1

**Output: **(8388608,-23)