The static_cast C++ program example


Compiler: Visual C++ Express Edition 2005

Compiled on Platform: Windows XP Pro SP2

Header file: Standard

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Other info:

To do: Casting the integer type to double using C++ static_cast type casting

To show: The static_cast usage in C++ program for type casting (conversion)





#include <iostream>

using namespace std;


int main(void)


int sum = 1000;

int count = 21;

double average1 = sum/count;


cout<<"Before conversion = "<<average1<<endl;

double average2 = static_cast<double>(sum)/count;

cout<<"After conversion = "<<average2<<endl;

return 0;



Output example:


Before conversion = 47

After conversion = 47.619

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