Decimal arithmatic, was Re: Python GUI app to impress the bos s?

Delaney, Timothy tdelaney at avaya.com
Wed Oct 2 07:23:36 CEST 2002


> From: Dennis Lee Bieber [mailto:wlfraed at ix.netcom.com]
> 
>         When I took science classes, I'd have been dinged a 
> few points if I 
> turned in 0.035 -- the rule was to report results to the same 
> significance as the inputs.

Yes - but the point there is that there is error in the inputs.

The point of all this is that we are dealing with *exact* inputs ... and
ending up with error.

Tim Delaney




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