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From Subscriptions <subscripti...@leeburrows.com>
Subject Re: Math.pow in ActionScript
Date Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:14:07 GMT
presumably due to precision issues with large numbers (ie not your 
fault) eg: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floating_point#Accuracy_problems

Lee Burrows
ActionScripter

On 11/11/2014 16:38, Devesh Mishra(NABFS00) wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am using Math.pow(x,y) method in action script. But I am very surprised with the results.
>
> For example, Math.pow(16,14).
>
> In Action Script, it gives:                72057594037927940
> In Calculator, it gives:                      72057594037927936
>
> What may be the reason for this difference , Any idea !
>
>
> --
> Thanks & Regards,
> Devesh Mishra
>
>
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