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Re: Bad math

by davido (Archbishop)
on Oct 31, 2011 at 16:06 UTC ( #934914=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Bad math

This question comes up frequently, and not just on Perl websites. The last time I saw the question I spent some time working on a response with the goal of it being more approachable than the standard "What every computer scientist..." article is. I'm so glad I don't have to type it all over again.

Here's a link to my previous post on the topic: Re: shocking imprecision.


Dave


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Re^2: Bad math
by rgiskard (Hermit) on Nov 02, 2011 at 04:45 UTC
    Here's an example of how to use bigrat to solve the problem outside of Perl 6 Re:shocking imprecision (also in a reply to shocking imprecision).

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