Working With Numbers in Python
Some notes on working with numbers in python.
# Exponents print 2 ** 3 # 2^3 = 8 print 10 ** 10 # 10^10 = 10000000000 print 3 ** 101 # 3^101 = 1546132562196033993109383389296863818106322566003 (Python 2.7)
Precision of Repr As-Code Versus String
The value of 3.1415 * 9 is returned with extended precision (as seen from a terminal).
>>> 3.1415 * 9 28.273500000000002
This format is called repr as-code.
The string value when passed through print is truncated.
>>> print 3.1415 * 9 28.2735
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