[Newbies] Re: Beginners Digest, Vol 18, Issue 2

nicolas cellier ncellier at ifrance.com
Thu Oct 4 19:22:40 UTC 2007

Maybe you could try with ArbitraryPrecisionFloat package (browse 
But you should then know the Number of bits to use in advance...

Or try a package that can deal with AlgebraicNumber, maybe MathMorph 
would do that?

In Smalltalk, ideas are programmed so fast that it's fun...

Gregory Hinton a écrit :
> Hmmmm, good catch.  I had overlooked the finite precision of floating 
> point.
> Looks like it's accurate up to "75 nthFibonacci" but thereafter diverges 
> from reality.
> This is why I prefer mathematics to computer science: mathematicians can 
> assume the existence of irrational numbers. ;)

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