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gawk: FP Math Caution

 
 15.4 Floating-Point Arithmetic: Caveat Emptor!
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      Math class is tough!
                    -- _Teen Talk Barbie, July 1992_
 
    This minor node provides a high-level overview of the issues involved
 when doing lots of floating-point arithmetic.(1)  The discussion applies
 to both hardware and arbitrary-precision floating-point arithmetic.
 
      CAUTION: The material here is purposely general.  If you need to do
      serious computer arithmetic, you should do some research first, and
      not rely just on what we tell you.
 

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