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If you don't have decimal types, then use fixed point. Or in simpler terms store cents (as integers) not dollars (as floats).

Then add a decimal point when you display.

If you are dealing with stocks or interest I suggest storing tenths, or hundreds of a cent to avoid rounding errors.




Shitty when your language doesn't have integers then, eh?


Javascript floats (all 64 bit floats actually) can store exact integers to 53 bits.

Which is enough for even the united states national budget, let alone more prosaic uses.




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