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Re: Numerical accuracy/precision - this is a bug or a feature?

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  • Subject: [mg120080] Re: Numerical accuracy/precision - this is a bug or a feature?
  • From: Noqsi <noqsiaerospace at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2011 04:50:07 -0400 (EDT)
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On Jul 7, 5:40 am, "slawek" <sla... at host.pl> wrote:

> The convention that 2.0 is less accurate than 2.00 is applied ONLY in
> Mathematica (the computer program).

Not true. This is a long-standing convention in experimental science.



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