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Re: gives 919.8359999999999?`

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  • Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2013 02:16:05 -0500 (EST)
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Because by default non-integer values are stored as machine precision values and the values displayed are typically displayed up to 5 decimal places but FullForm displays a more accurate representation of the actual machine precision value.

On Dec 5, 2013, at 3:05 AM, Guillermo Sanchez <guillermo.sanchez at hotmail.com> wrote:

> FullForm[916.536 + 3.3] gives 919.8359999999999 instead of 919.836?
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> Guillermo
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