Re: [R] Precision

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Wed 06 Apr 2005 - 22:48:06 EST

Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> For most floating point operations R uses "double precision", which
> gives about 18-19 significant digit precision. Leading zeros don't
> count.

Oops, Jan Kim is right: double precision is only 15-16 digit precision. Sorry.

Duncan Murdoch



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