dplyr (version 0.7.3)

near: Compare two numeric vectors

Description

This is a safe way of comparing if two vectors of floating point numbers are (pairwise) equal. This is safer than using ==, because it has a built in tolerance

Usage

near(x, y, tol = .Machine$double.eps^0.5)

Arguments

x, y

Numeric vectors to compare

tol

Tolerance of comparison.

Examples

# NOT RUN {
sqrt(2) ^ 2 == 2
near(sqrt(2) ^ 2, 2)
# }