Chaabane_Mankai's blog

By Chaabane_Mankai, 3 months ago, In English

I have been lately working on a problem and I have noticed that pow() function gives me sometimes a wrong number. $$$\newline$$$ Here's an example : $$$\newline$$$ I wanted to calculate $$$3^{38}$$$ : The calculator indicates that it is equal to 1350851717672992089. However, when I executed the command pow(3,38); I got this number instead : 1350851717672992000. $$$\newline$$$ Can anyone explain to me why is this happening and how to fix it ?

Read more »

 
 
 
 
  • Vote: I like it
  • -7
  • Vote: I do not like it