[Haskell-beginners] Puzzling type error

Yitzchak Gale gale at sefer.org
Sun Aug 24 14:25:40 EDT 2008

Logesh Pillay wrote:
> Since this involves whole numbers only, I was surprised by the following
> run-time error...

The type of logBase is Floating a => a -> a -> a
So by using b as an argument to logBase, you
are forcing it to be in a type that is an instance of

Use "fromIntegral b".


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