[Numpy-discussion] arange and floating point arguments

Anton Sherwood bronto@pobox....
Sun Sep 16 02:50:20 CDT 2007


Christopher Barker wrote:
> Very good point. Binary arithmetic is NOT less accurate that decimal 
> arithmetic, it just has different values that it can't represent 
> exactly. . . .

Quibble: any number that can be represented exactly in binary can also 
be represented in decimal, but not vice versa, so binary can indeed be 
less accurate for some numbers.

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