Python - Float Numeric

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Python - Float Numeric


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


my_float = 1.23

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

>>> 10.0**16 + 1 == 10.0**16

Consequently algorithms such as do not find exactly correct solutions.

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