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Liutauras Vilda wrote:I thought they introduced bug in calculations, hence got -

"Not a Number".

But it is funnier to make jokes

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Ron McLeod wrote:

Liutauras Vilda wrote:I thought they introduced bug in calculations, hence got -

"Not a Number".

Assuming that they are not selling tickets for for less an a whole seat, should the result of any calculation ever be a floating point value?

You can still try to divide an int by zero though. Doesn't that still give NaN?

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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:You can still try to divide an int by zero though. Doesn't that still give NaN?

Nope, only floats. And in particular 0 / 0.0; changing first operand to positive > 0 gives infinity, to negative minus infinity. Maybe there are more cases for NaN though, don't know.

Ron McLeod wrote:Assuming that they are not selling tickets for for less an a whole seat, should the result of any calculation ever be a floating point value?

Since it is MD fora here, I'm free to assume what I want You might cannot buy half of a seat, but you can calculate how much it costs

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide. |