[Python-ideas] Trigonometry in degrees

Yuval Greenfield ubershmekel at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 01:44:16 EDT 2018

On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 10:38 PM Stephen J. Turnbull <
turnbull.stephen.fw at u.tsukuba.ac.jp> wrote:

> 6.123233995736766e-17
> >>>
> is good enough for government work, including at the local public high
> school.
There probably is room for a library like "fractions" that represents
multiples of pi or degrees precisely. I'm not sure how complicated or
valuable of an endeavor that would be. But while I agree that floating
point is good enough, we probably can do better.
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