[Haskell-cafe] Why 'round' does not just round numbers ?
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Mon Oct 27 10:14:56 EDT 2008
On 2008 Oct 27, at 6:00, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Oct 2008, L.Guo wrote:
>> I think this is unresonable. then try it in GHC 6.8.3.
>> Prelude> round 3.5
>> Prelude> round 2.5
>> Is there any explanation about that ?
> It's the definition we learnt in school ...
Maybe you did; I learned "5/9 rounding".
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