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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 11:43:09 +0200 |

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 11:31 AM, Lukas Reichlin
<address@hidden> wrote:
>* Hi Jaroslav*
>
>* Thanks for your quick reply. # a < -4 is meant as a comment about what I've *
>* learned at elementary school ;-) -4.0000...001 is smaller than -4 while *
>* -3.99999… is greater than -4.*
Okay, you've been taught well :) So, if a number is displayed as
-4.00000000000000, does it in reality look like -4.0000...001 or
-3.99999...?
--
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*, `2010/08/19`
**Re: Is this a numerical problem?**, *Lukas Reichlin*, `2010/08/19`
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**Re: Is this a numerical problem?**,
*Jaroslav Hajek* **<=**
**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`