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Floating point error questions

Books teach us that single precision has 24 significands digits this is aproximatly 7 decimal significant digits. Now what would be the sense of printing a float with more than 7 digits? Im wondering ...
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avoid nan and inf in floating point multiplication and division

I have the following hypothesis: It is better to reorder mult and div operation in such a way that we can do our best effort to avoid nan, inf and operating with subnormals. The reorder should follow ...
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BCMath vs MySQL: performance

Scenario I am working on a web application that handles financial transactions, and my code will need to be reusable for everything from consumer carts to manufacturer/distributor shipments. The ...