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Re: losing precision reading numbers from file

by pg (Canon)
on Nov 12, 2005 at 03:09 UTC ( #507919=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to losing precision reading numbers from file

Here is a table for reference:

Type Approximate range Precision
float ±1.5 × 10−45 to ±3.4 × 1038 7 digits
double ±5.0 × 10−324 to ±1.7 × 10308 15-16 digits
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