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DAL Variable Calculation For Real Numbers Is Incorrect. (Doc ID 2707419.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Documaker - Version 12.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Subtracting two real numbers together with two digits behind the decimals is returning several digits behind the decimal in the results.

$var1 = 1200.00

$var2 = 1199.99

$var3 = $var1 - $var2

$var3 will have the value 0.0099999999

Cause

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