[REBOL] Re: Strange multiply phenomenon
From: compkarori::gmail::com at: 5-Aug-2009 9:58
Looks like floating point math
try print round 76.71 * 100
On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 9:20 AM, Steven White<swhite-ci.bloomington.mn.us> wrote:
> I have been trying to convert a decimal number, representing dollars and cents, into
a fixed-length string for use in building a fixed-format data file, for sending to a
bank. =A0I have been off by a penny on my current attempt and I have narrowed it down
to the following REBOL statement that I can run at the interpreter prompt, giving the
>>> print to-integer multiply 76.71 100
> Can anyone explain this?
> Thank you.
> Steven White
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