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

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  • Subject: [mg120188] Re: Numerical accuracy/precision - this is a bug or a feature?
  • From: "slawek" <slawek at host.pl>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 06:59:02 -0400 (EDT)
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U¿ytkownik "Oleksandr Rasputinov" <oleksandr_rasputinov at hmamail.com> napisa³ 
w wiadomo¶ci grup dyskusyjnych:iv6h68$s97$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> considered too verbose), I do not think Mathematica's way of doing things
> is particularly arbitrary or confusing in the broader context of

If  1.4 is not the same as 14/10, then Mathematica should evaluate 1.4 == 
14/10 as False.

 



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