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Re^6: How can I calculate the right combination of postage stamps?

by repellent (Priest)
on Dec 01, 2008 at 18:11 UTC ( [id://727172]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: How can I calculate the right combination of postage stamps?
in thread How can I calculate the right combination of postage stamps?

    At least until such time as we have infinite precision floating point representations.

I believe there have been efforts to represent p-adic numbers. perlnumber makes a brief mention of "exotic" number operations with p-adic arithmetic.
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