# Python - Float Numeric

## About

floats (fractional numbers written with a decimal point, like 1.970),

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## Initialization

`my_float = 1.23`

For arithmetic over R (Rational), Python uses floats, so round-off errors occur:

```
>>> 10.0**16 + 1 == 10.0**16
True
```

Consequently algorithms such as do not find exactly correct solutions.