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## Re: Is this a numerical problem?

**From**: |
Jaroslav Hajek |

**Subject**: |
Re: Is this a numerical problem? |

**Date**: |
Thu, 19 Aug 2010 10:51:00 +0200 |

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 10:39 AM, Lukas Reichlin
<address@hidden> wrote:
>* Dear Octave community*
>
>* I'm using Octave 3.2.4 from MacPorts on MacOSX 10.6.4 running on an Intel *
>* Core 2 Duo. I noticed a behaviour which seems strange to me. Does someone *
>* have a good explanation for the results below?*
>
>* octave:60> a = (10 * rem (-12/5, 1))*
>* a = -4.00000000000000 # a < -4*
Stop right there and ask yourself where you did that # a < -4 from.
Surely you've tested it, right? :D
--
RNDr. Jaroslav Hajek, PhD
computing expert & GNU Octave developer
Aeronautical Research and Test Institute (VZLU)
Prague, Czech Republic
url: www.highegg.matfyz.cz

**Is this a numerical problem?**, *Lukas Reichlin*, `2010/08/19`
**Re: Is this a numerical problem?**,
*Jaroslav Hajek* **<=**
**Re: Is this a numerical problem?**, *Lukas Reichlin*, `2010/08/19`
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**Re: Is this a numerical problem?**, *Jaroslav Hajek*, `2010/08/19`
**Re: Is this a numerical problem?**, *Lukas Reichlin*, `2010/08/19`
**Re: Is this a numerical problem?**, *Sergei Steshenko*, `2010/08/19`
**Re: Is this a numerical problem?**, *Jaroslav Hajek*, `2010/08/19`
**Re: Is this a numerical problem?**, *Miguel Bazdresch*, `2010/08/19`
**Re: Is this a numerical problem?**, *Lukas Reichlin*, `2010/08/19`
**Re: Is this a numerical problem?**, *Jaroslav Hajek*, `2010/08/19`
**Re: Is this a numerical problem?**, *Lukas Reichlin*, `2010/08/19`