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RE: st: Possible error in the latest stata


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Possible error in the latest stata
Date   Tue, 17 Jan 2006 00:47:29 -0000

This "new" problem is just a very old one.

See [U] 13.10 and 

FAQ     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Results of the mod(x,y) function
        2/03    Why does the mod(x,y) function sometimes give
                puzzling results?
                Why is mod(0.3,0.1) not equal to 0?
                http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data/mod.html

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Rafal Raciborski
 
> it is not a bug, try
> 
> count if k==float(0.4)
> 
> this is explained somewhere on the stata webpage.

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