Python math is off by .000000000000045

Tobiah toby at tobiah.org
Sat Feb 25 18:56:49 CET 2012


 > For every floating point
 > number there is a corresponding real number, but 0% of real numbers
 > can be represented exactly by floating point numbers.

It seems to me that there  are a great many real numbers that can be
represented exactly by floating point numbers.  The number 1 is an
example.

I suppose that if you divide that count by the infinite count of all
real numbers, you could argue that the result is 0%.



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