in reply to Re: finding the correct integer
in thread finding the correct integer

Yes, it does in the case the OP provided.

But it's important to keep in mind that accumulated rounding errors for longer calculations won't be magically compensated.

Cheers Rolf
(addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
Wikisyntax for the Monastery

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Re^3: finding the correct integer
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 30, 2020 at 19:41 UTC
    LanX and haukex have the "right" answer here. Sure, various things can be done to coax "the right answer" out of "this example," but the underlying mathematical issues are still there and can't be evaded.

      you continue to add nothing of value to any discussion. Why do you bother?