Re: [Rd] Logical Error? (PR#13516)

From: Olaf Mersmann <>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 16:43:06 +0100

Excerpts from camey's message of Tue Feb 10 15:55:04 +0100 2009:
> Using the commands bellow I expected that the answer is TRUE, but it is FALSE!
> P_exposicao=.9
> (1-P_exposicao)==.1

Look at the difference of the two, it is much smaller than .Machine$double.eps on my computer.

This is not a bug, it's due to the limited precision of floating point numbers.

Olaf Mersmann mailing list Received on Tue 10 Feb 2009 - 14:49:58 GMT

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