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Old 08-12-2006, 02:54 PM   #1
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LXer: The trouble with rounding floating point numbers


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So, Prudence, computers do make mistakes…We all know of floating point numbers, so much so that we reach for them each time we write code that does math. But do we ever stop to think what goes on inside that floating point unit and whether we can really trust it?

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