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Re^4: While loop with addition goes weird (binary float rounding error)

by Anonymous Monk
on Apr 13, 2018 at 19:50 UTC ( #1212831=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: While loop with addition goes weird (binary float rounding error)
in thread While loop with addition goes weird

These might be more digestible (not 67 pages article) :) Is this odd behavior a floating point problem?, What Every Programmer Should Know About Floating-Point Arithmetic or Why donít my numbers add up?
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Re^5: While loop with addition goes weird (binary float rounding error)
by BillKSmith (Prior) on Apr 14, 2018 at 13:08 UTC
    The OP probably has the same off-by-one error as your second reference. The floating-point accuracy issue clearly applies to the current question.
    Bill

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