Floating point arithmetic, again [Software]

posted by ElMaestro  – Denmark, 2020-12-10 22:05 (131 d 14:35 ago) – Posting: # 22132
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Hi Ohlbe,

> 0==(0.8-0.4-0.2-2*0.1)
[1] TRUE
> 0==(.1+0.8-0.4-0.2-3*0.1)

We (as in us humans) should just switch to binary and we'd never have these discussions. We can still keep the metric system but to keep things easy we may wish to define a millimeter as 1/1024 of a meter, if we wish to impress someone by our ability to do division and multiplication in our heads :-D

In a nutshell, try:

Edit: two posts merged [Ohlbe]

Pass or fail!

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