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4 Answered Questions for the topic floating point

06/26/19

How dangerous is it to compare floating point values?

I know `UIKit` uses `CGFloat` because of the resolution independent coordinate system.But every time I want to check if for example `frame.origin.x` is `0` it makes me feel sick: if... more

06/11/19

How do I check if a string is a number (float)?

What is the best possible way to check if a string can be represented as a number in Python? The function I currently have right now is: def is_number(s): try: float(s) ... more

06/01/19

Is floating point math broken?

Consider the following code:<!-- language: lang-js --> 0.1 + 0.2 == 0.3 -> false<!-- language: lang-js --> 0.1 + 0.2 -> 0.30000000000000004 Why do these... more

05/28/19

How do I parse a string to a float or int in Python?

In Python, how can I parse a numeric string like `"545.2222"` to its corresponding float value, `545.2222`? Or parse the string `"31"` to an integer, `31`?I just want to know how to parse a *float*... more

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