Question on using FP numbers in python 2
steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Sat Feb 15 05:26:14 CET 2014
On Fri, 14 Feb 2014 22:25:59 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Is there something I can search for and fix in some python code that is
> giving me bogus answers that get good only when there is a valid digit
> to the left of the decimal point?
Er, yes? Anything which involves floating point maths?
Your question is to vague to really answer. You are basically saying "I'm
doing some calculations [what sort of calculations?] with floats [how
many floats? of what values?], and they're wrong [wrong in what way? how
badly wrong?] unless there is a valid digit [which digits count as valid
and which as invalid?] to the left of the decimal point in some number."
Can you extract the float calculations and show us, together with some
sample data, expected result, and actual result?
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