mjackson at wc.eso.mc.xerox.com
Wed Feb 7 22:52:28 CET 2001
"Roger H" <rhyde99 at email.msn.com> writes:
> What's going on here, and how could one get around it?
Display rounding of finite-precision floating point arithmetic:
Python 1.5.2 (#7, May 6 1999, 14:39:45) [GCC 2.8.1] on sunos5
Copyright 1991-1995 Stichting Mathematisch Centrum, Amsterdam
>>> 0.3 % 0.1 - 0.1
In other words, 0.3 % 0.1 == 0.1 is indeed false.
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