This math scares me

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Mar 20 02:57:51 CET 2001


Terry Reedy wrote:
> 
> BCD does not eliminate the problems of finite precision arithmetic.

No, but it lets you see exactly what's going on
in terms that most people are familiar with. It
eliminates any *extra* surprises due to conversion
between bases.

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Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept, University of Canterbury,	  
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