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atof() precision
Thank you mbozzi! I have also found this source and started to work through it:

atof() precision
[quote=jlb] How do you "know" that the value should be 4499.1...?[/quote] Because I was told double...

atof() precision
@jlb [quote] Those "garbage digits" are always significant. [/quote] But not in the mathematical sen...

atof() precision
@jonnin My problem is that these final 'garbage digits' suddenly become significant. If I calculate ...

atof() precision
Take the number 2999.0999 9999 9999 91. A double has 15-16 significant digits. I have printed out 14...