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Re^3: Results depending on evaluation order

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Apr 23, 2014 at 17:51 UTC ( #1083402=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Results depending on evaluation order
in thread Results depending on evaluation order

eval expects a string, so the number is converted to a string, and the stringification rounds a tiny bit, so it accidentally produces the right result.

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Re^4: Results depending on evaluation order
by choroba (Chancellor) on Apr 23, 2014 at 20:54 UTC
    You can prepend a q before the ( to make eval work correctly, i.e. report the difference.
    $premium = eval q($number * ( 1 + 10/100 ));
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