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You might want to step back and see where and why those existing models come from. When a process is created, it is simply given a flat storage area which is simply indexed from 0 to N. Because this storage area (talking about RAM here) is backed by a dedicated hardware and some fancy semiconductors it happens to be pretty fast, but it's not the only one of ...


Short answer: because it is the default approximation of a real number the language in question provides.

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