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Effective Java: Avoid Float and Double If Exact Answers Are Required

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This chapter dives into a fun computer science based topic. When we have a need to represent numbers that include a decimal point we will often reach for either a float or a double. These primitive types facilitate the representations of approximate floating point values over various magnitudes. A key part of the previous sentence is that it's an approximation. We must not…

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