Numeric data types:
The Integer, long integer are used for entire numbers. Single and doubles are related with the floating point numbers. Currency is related with numbers dealing with money. The code below describes the 5 different numeric data types and their effect. An Integer can store upto 32767 only. Trying to store a value ahead of 32767 will result in an overflow error.
The variable a is of type Single. Whenever 8.97655467787088 is stored in a, the actual value stored would be the 8.976555 only. When the data type is Single and the value stored is 100000000 it would be demonstrated as 1E+08 using Scientific notation. Whenever the data type is Currency and the value stored is 100000000 it would be displayed as 100000000.
These are the 5 different numeric data types existed in the VB.