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RantFloat != Real Pinmemberharold aptroot22-Apr-13 3:16 
It's written everywhere there's talk of floats: floats store real numbers.

They do not. Or more accurately, they do, but the only reals numbers that can go in a float are also rationals. You can't put an irrational in a float (or even just any kind of rational).

Can't we all agree to stop lying about what a float does?

It's probably the most important cause of the crapload of questions of the form "I did something with floats, why did I get the wrong result?"
GeneralRe: Float != Real PinmemberSentenryu22-Apr-13 3:41 
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GeneralReal == Float PinprofessionalS Houghtelin22-Apr-13 5:28 
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GeneralKeep the change you filthy animals. PinmemberPB 369,78222-Apr-13 2:56 
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GeneralCCC I Win! PinmemberDalek Dave22-Apr-13 1:34 
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