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%eps

epsilon (floating-point relative accuracy)

Calling Sequence

%eps

Description

%eps is a predefined variable, %eps = 2^(-52) .

Calculations are not exact but performed for a given precision, Scilab uses the IEEE 754 standard.

Example

%eps
            format(20)
            1 + %eps
            1 + (%eps / 2) == 1

See Also

  • format — number printing and display format
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