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## Re: floating point arithmetic problems

**From**: |
Gordon Haverland |

**Subject**: |
Re: floating point arithmetic problems |

**Date**: |
Wed, 25 Oct 2017 16:31:56 -0700 |

On Wed, 25 Oct 2017 13:33:23 -0700 (MST)
gciriani <address@hidden> wrote:
>* Please forgive me Gordon for correcting your typo. Any number that is*
>* not an exact multiple of seven, divided by seven will give the*
>* periodic sequence 428571 starting somewhere in that sequence. Your*
>* sequences are all based on 248571 and have the 2 and 4 swapped with*
>* each other.*
>* *
Oops, right you are. What is in my head is 142857. You said I wrote
124857, which is wrong. Thanks.
The first fraction starts 0.14
The second starts 0.28
The third starts 0.42
The fourth starts 0.57
The fifth starts 0.71
The sixth starts 0.85
Gord