[Tutor] cube root

Vicent vginer at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 11:28:54 CET 2009

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 07:41, Brett Wilkins <lupin at orcon.net.nz> wrote:

> What you're running into here is the limited accuracy of floating point
> values...
> You'll likely find this happens a lot in python.. CPython, at least. (I
> know, as I do)
> I'm not sure, as I've never used it... but perhaps Numeric/Numpy handle
> this kinda stuff better (for accuracy's sake)
Maybe this issue can be overcome by using symbolic notation when possible
(maybe by using SymPy)? Has anyone any experience with this?

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