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<?php $x = simplexml_load_string('<x>2.5</x>'); var_dump($x * 1); $y = '2.5'; var_dump($y * 1);
Output for 7.3.0 - 7.3.33, 7.4.0 - 7.4.30, 8.0.0 - 8.0.23, 8.1.0 - 8.1.10
float(2.5) float(2.5)
Output for 5.6.0 - 5.6.40, 7.0.0 - 7.0.33, 7.1.0 - 7.1.33, 7.2.0 - 7.2.33
int(2) float(2.5)

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