Python math is off by .000000000000045

Alec Taylor alec.taylor6 at
Wed Feb 22 13:13:17 EST 2012

Simple mathematical problem, + and - only:

>>> 1800.00-1041.00-555.74+530.74-794.95

That's wrong.

-60.95 aka (-(1219/20))

Is there a reason Python math is only approximated? - Or is this a bug?

Thanks for all info,

Alec Taylor

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