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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-06 18:23:45

"Joel Eidsath" <jeidsath_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Andy Little wrote:
>>On the contrary, conversion from rational to float is an example of a "lossy
> Wrong. It is sometimes lossy, it is sometimes exact.

Thats true but irrelevant, because you cant tell, given only the resulting
floating point representation, whether your
 floating-point value is representing an approximation to some value which may
be rational or itrrational or alternatively is an exact representation of a
rational value.

Andy Little

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