2.6.1 - simple division
steve at holdenweb.com
Sat Mar 14 16:01:06 CET 2009
farsight at gmail.com wrote:
> Thanks all, that's very helpful, sorry to waste your time with a
> common question. I have tried the decimal module and will definitely
> keep using it if I need to do this kind of calculation again.
> I have 1 more question that the floating point article that was linked
> didn't really answer:
> >>> x = 0.8
> >>> x
> >>> x * 5
> Shouldn't I be expecting something like 4.0000000000002 ?
How different is 4.0?
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