[Rd] FW: Problems with floor, round functions (PR#7215)

JRosten at lehman.com JRosten at lehman.com
Tue Sep 7 11:24:46 CEST 2004

Please disregard the previous bug report. It appears that the session I was
running had become corrupted and a new one is not reproducing the errors

>  -----Original Message-----
> From: 	Rosten, Jeremy  
> Sent:	Tuesday, September 07, 2004 9:44 AM
> To:	'R-bugs at R-project.org'
> Subject:	Problems with floor, round functions
> Hi
> I am currently using version 1.6.2 ( I am in the process of getting 1.9.1
> installed) and perhaps this is an old problem that has been resolved.
> Anyway hat I am seeing is the following:
> > floor(4.99)
> [1] 4
> > 0.01*floor(4.99)
> [1] 0.03
> And :
>  0.01*(floor(4.99)+0.00000000001)
> [1] 0.04
> Even when I do:
> as.numeric(as.character(floor(4.99)))+0.1
> I get:
> [1] 4.0
> This happens with round and ceiling as well .
> Thanks
> Jeremy Rosten

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