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double matters to you, because javascript uses double internally

yukondude

Thorough explanation of FP errors and decimal arithmetic.

afds

These pages explain why binary floating-point in hardware is unsuitable, and also answer some common questions about decimal floating-point arithmetic.

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Muestra los problemas de la representaciÃ³n de nÃºmeros decimales en binario.

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Most computers today support binary floating-point in hardware. While suitable for some purposes, such as mathematical analysis, this form of arithmetic is unsuitable for the financial, commercial, and Web applications which are at the core of electronic

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Most computers today support binary floating-point in hardware. While suitable for some purposes, such as mathematical analysis, this form of arithmetic is unsuitable for the financial, commercial, and Web applications which are at the core of electronic

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Most computers today support binary floating-point in hardware. This form of arithmetic is unsuitable for certain applications. These pages explain why this is so, and also attempt to answer some common questions about decimal floating-point arithmetic.

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Excellent IBM article about how floating-point numbers work.

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