Decimals not equalling themselves (e.g. 0.2 = 0.2000000001)

Tim Rowe digitig at
Thu Aug 7 17:17:31 CEST 2008

2008/8/3 CNiall <cniall at>:

> However, with some, but not all, decimals, they do not seem to 'equal
> themselves'.

The golden rule is that working with decimals (in pretty much any
language) is like working with a pile of sand. Almost anything you do
leaves you with less sand and more dirt.

Tim Rowe

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