Synopsis: Rounding Errors

Let's see how using integers for fractions changes the result of sensitive calculations.

Let’s imagine that your boss asks you to produce a report of the cost of programmer time for the project, based on the total work needed to fix each bug. Each programmer in the Accounts table has a different hourly rate, so you record the number of hours required to fix each bug in the Bugs table, and you multiply it by the hourly_rate of the programmer assigned to do the work.

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