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Re: floating-point bug?

From: Chris F.A. Johnson
Subject: Re: floating-point bug?
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2004 22:56:56 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, Linda Riewe wrote:

I just tried this in Excel - and it got the wrong answer, too, so
maybe it's in the hardware or the operating system.

     As others have already pointed out, the problem is in the nature
     of floating point numbers.

        Chris F.A. Johnson                      http://cfaj.freeshell.org
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