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Re: Comparing results of math operations

by Anonymous Monk
on Apr 17, 2014 at 07:59 UTC ( #1082606=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Comparing results of math operations

The 0.95 * 806, 1.3 * 589 example; gives me

765.699999999999932 765.700000000000045

when I use the 10-digit calculator trick of subtracting off the leading digits and multiplying by 10, to see the hidden digit off to the right.

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