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Submission + - For sale: the first Apple computer (

doconnor writes: The first Apple I computer will be put up for auction at Christie's, complete in its original box and including a letter signed by Steve Jobs. It is is expected to fetch up to 150,000 pounds.

Submission + - When to round 1

doconnor writes: We do a rather complex financial calculation involving a fair number of steps, like multiplying and dividing by various factors, choosing one value or another based on criteria. The issue has been raised about what steps along the way we should round to the nearest cent. These steps are showing in various reports with various levels of details. Should only the major input and output values be rounded, should rounding be done after each step that is shown in the reports or is it worth rounding at all?

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