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Inaccurate PGF calculation?

I'm trying to implement an invoice calculation in LaTeX and using PGF as the method to do calculations. I've run into an odd problem where it seems that PGF calculates things incorrectly and I'm not ...
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A TeX translation of old C code - Evaluating elements of an array *inside* a foreach loop

I'm trying to translate a conceptually simple part of an algorithm, from the original source for the R-engine (written in C) to TeX. This shouldn't take more than some logic trees and for/while loops. ...
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TikZ/PGF: compilation hangs when using macro

When compiling the following code using pdflatex, \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fpu} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \def\dim#1{ ...
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TikZ/PGF: dimension too large even though below \maxdimen

Why does the following code trigger the error ! Dimension too large. when compiling it with pdflatex, even though the dimension should only be 11in (which is below \maxdimen)? ...
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pgfplots: Plot inverse function (function of y)

I am trying to plot the Ramberg-Osgood-relationship for a specific material with pgfplots. The relationship describes the stress-strain-curve, that is the stress as a function of the strain. The ...
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Avoiding `Dimension too large' and `ill-formatted floating point' errors in tikz

I am attempting to draw some pictures using tikz, with the decorations library, and am encountering a `Dimension too large' error. I have read the 20+ other questions/answers about this error, and ...