Python math is off by .000000000000045

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Mon Feb 27 04:28:07 CET 2012

On Sun, 26 Feb 2012 16:24:14 -0800, John Ladasky wrote:

> Curiosity prompts me to ask...
> Those of you who program in other languages regularly: if you visit
>, for example, do people ask this question about
> floating-point arithmetic in that forum?  Or in comp.lang.perl?


And look at the "Linked" sidebar. Obviously StackOverflow users no more 
search the internet for the solutions to their problems than do 
comp.lang.python posters.


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