Themba Jonga themba.jonga@REDACTED
Wed May 5 19:30:12 CEST 2021

Many thanks to all for your prompt and useful responses to my email on the
above subject matter.

Themba Jonga

On Wed, 05 May 2021, 17:20 Themba Jonga, <themba.jonga@REDACTED> wrote:

> Hi All
> I have the following situation which I am trying to understand (screenshot
> below) ;
>    - The float N has a number of digits after the decimal point. However
>    when converted to a list N's value is reduced, albeit by a miniscule amount.
>    - The contrary is true for the float P which has its' value increased,
>    also by a tiny amount.
> Is there any way to obtain a float_to_list() result which is the exact
> same as the original float, where the float variable has an arbitrary
> number of decimal places?
> [image: image.png]
> I am teaching myself Erlang. However I have no formal coding training and
> I come from an accounting background.
> Regards
> *Themba Jonga*
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