Re: Floating point numbers

From: Dave Hayden (
Date: Wed Mar 07 2001 - 13:44:45 GMT

"Hoelz, Thomas" <> writes:
> Hello Bob,
> in my opinion your experience results from the limited precision a computer
> uses to represent floating point numbers.

It's true that floating point numbers often don't exactly represent the intended values, but I don't think that is the problem here.  Bob indicated that the same variable displayed using two different methods gave different results.  Since the variable has only one value at a given time, it seems to
me that it should display the same value no matter how you display it.


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