davea at ieee.org
Wed Aug 3 21:15:56 CEST 2011
On 01/-10/-28163 02:59 PM, Abhishek Jain wrote:
> How to check equality of two nos. in python
Python doesn't have numbers, it has various numeric data types. If all
you're concerned with are int types, then just use the obvous:
if a == b:
If one or both might be floats, you have to deal with the likelihood
that one or both may have quantization error, either caused by
computational approximations, precision limitations, or conversion back
and forth between string and internal binary representation.
If one is in Decimal, you have to mostly deal with the first two.
If one is complex, ...
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