Math errors in python

Jeremy Bowers jerf at jerf.org
Sun Sep 19 18:58:07 CEST 2004


On Sun, 19 Sep 2004 07:05:50 +0000, Chris S. wrote:

> That's nonsense. My 7-year old TI-83 performs that calculation just 
> fine,

No, it doesn't. Your calculator is lying to you because it (correctly in
this case) expects that you want it to.

You need to educate yourself on how computers do math before passing such
uninformed judgments.

http://www.apa.org/journals/psp/psp7761121.html




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