Let's the following address. Now the current total received balance is: 5,697.09329301 BTC:

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But API response is 569709329301:

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As you can see API response does't contain floating point therefore the total balance is very big.

Is it bug?

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    Aren't the two quantities equal but expressed in different units? 1 satoshi = 10^(-8) BTC Oct 30, 2016 at 20:52
  • @Sven That should be an answer. Oct 30, 2016 at 20:54
  • @Pieter Thought it wasn't insightful enough. Thank you Oct 30, 2016 at 21:25
  • @Erik You have almost 4M USD?! Oct 31, 2016 at 1:39
  • @ 4 Leave Cover not actually :))). Could you point me where the documentation describes that all values in satoshi?
    – Erik
    Oct 31, 2016 at 7:12

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The two quantities are equal but expressed in different units. 1 Satoshi = 10^(-8) BTC.

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