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Mathematic expressions in HTML with KaTeX

KaTeX is a JavaScript library to render mathematic expressions in your web browser. Similar to MathJax it is able to use TeX as input.

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Inaccurate rounding with decimal digits

I made a small post about Inexact rounding up or down with decimal digits. But it is also possible to run into the same bug when rounding floating point numbers to the next number with restricted decimal digits. A really common example is the price calculation. You have the price 1.99 for example and the tax is maybe 19%. The resulting price with tax would be 2.3681. So you will need to round the price with two decimal digits to 2.37.

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Inexact rounding up or down with decimal digits

Calculations with floating point numbers are often producing small hidden bugs in some programming languages. For example rounding down or up with decimal digits. I want to show on some small examples in Java, JavaScript, Python and C the main problem.

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MathJax - Mathematical expressions via JavaScript

MathJax is a JavaScript engine to display mathematical expressions in web browsers. I would have needed in it some posts before on my blog, but I have never tried. Today I would like to show how easy I have integrated in my blog.

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