[R] Rounding error in seq(...)
Michael Knudsen
micknudsen at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 20:50:13 CEST 2009
On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 8:44 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> Why? You asked for an increment of 1 in the second case (which is exactly
> represented in R), then divided by 10, so you'll get the same as 0.3 gives
> you. In the seq() case you asked for an increment of a number close to but
> not equal to 1/10 (because 1/10 is not exactly representable in R), so you
> got something different.
Well, the problem is that I don't know how seq is implemented. I just
assumed that it wouldn't behave like this.
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