see also this page for code showing denominators from 1 to 19
Passing Real Numbers as Macro Variables
Using SymputX to Convert Real Numbers to Macro Variables
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> From: email@example.com [mailto:owner-sas-
> firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Wei Wang
> Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2010 5:26 PM
> To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Sum of 25.47 and -25.47 is not equal to zero
> Hi, guys,
> The sum of 25.47 and -25.47 is equal to 3.5527E-15, not zero.
> Accordingly, the percentage is a small number (25.47/3.5527E-15 =
> 7.1692E15) instead of missing.
> Anyone knows why this happens?