Floats and Doubles
Tue, 12 Nov 2002 15:10:54 +0100
Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> The number 5.2 is stored
> as a slightly different number as a Float, but the toRational function
> is exact
> so it gives you the number corresponding to the internal representation.
> Take a course on numerical analysis. :)
Nope. Take a course entitled:
Why all you zombies must remain forever slaves of IEEE-something (477?),
and why you should be happy with this.