Fix Python – Double precision floating values in Python?

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Asked By – kravemir

Are there data types with better precision than float?

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Answer

Decimal datatype

  • Unlike hardware based binary floating point, the decimal module has a user alterable precision (defaulting to 28 places) which can be as large as needed for a given problem.

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This question is answered By – Jacob

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