Floating point errors?

Martin Franklin martin.franklin at westerngeco.com
Thu May 10 16:38:26 CEST 2001


try this:


>>> 2.3-2
0.29999999999999982
>>> .3
0.29999999999999999
>>>






Ben Allfree wrote:

> Using Python 2.1 on Win32:
>
> int( (2.3 - 2) * 1000 ) = 299
> int( .3 * 1000 ) = 300
>
> What am I missing? The first one seems too simple to expect a rounding
> error :)






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