Typecasting in C -It is possible to force an expression to be a specific type by using an operator called a cast. These force conversions are called explicit type conversions.
The syntax of Typecasting in C
where type is the standard C data type. For example, if you want to make sure that the expression a/5 would evaluate to type float you would write it as
( float ) a/5
cast is an unary operator and has the same precedence as any other unary operator.
The use of cast operator is explained in the following example:
printf(“%f %f %f\n”, (float)num/2, (float)num/3, float)num/3);