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It depends on what the meaning of the word "is" is.

In other words, floating point operations in binary computers can give unintuitive results; welcome to the bizarre world of programming. This may be a useful starting point for reading: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1167691/ieee-floating-poi... , or perhaps this: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19957-01/806-3568/ncg_goldberg.ht...

(Note that most programming languages have a prominent warning about this in the documentation.)

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