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%eps

epsilon (floating-point relative accuracy)

Syntax

%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

mw = format();
%eps
format(21);
1 + %eps
1 + (%eps / 2) == 1
format(mw([2 1]));

See also

  • format — set the default output format of decimal numbers
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