[Tutor] A couple newbie questions about Python

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jun 12 10:18:16 CEST 2014

Please don't top post, it makes following a long thread extremely 
difficult, thanks.

On 12/06/2014 03:47, Deb Wyatt wrote:
> Thanks very much Alan.  As for the my concern about inaccuracy in float math, I suppose I am concerned because I was not aware of the issue before, and I wonder how you deal with such things when you need accuracy for financial things.
> Deb in WA, USA

Besides Alan's previous statement about using integers you can also use 
things like Python's decimal module see 

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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