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Re: Floating-point round-off problems.
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 89 08:00 PDT
From: Spock@SAMSON.CADR.DIALNET.SYMBOLICS.COM (Mr. Spock)
Subject: Floating-point round-off problems.
Does anyone have a hack to correct for the losing floating-point math on
these Symbolics machines?
(- 6 5.9) returns -> 0.099999905 instead of 0.1
What is losing about this? What answer did you expect?