Exponentiation is the gotcha of math operators. Be it square or square root, exp, log, tanh, or the complex roots of unity, ** has it's work cut out. Ints, floats, fractions, and zero don't play nice with **. Precision, accuracy, and performance aspects of Python can be revealed by following ** thru the interpreter down to the metal. SciPy, SymPy, and Machine Learners care, shouldn't you?
en zyme Bio
en zyme has been a coder scientist for decades, traversing meteorology, telecom, biotech, and was into data before it was big.
en zyme is the founder of Ad, Hock & Nimble [ a data consultancy] and of 40th Parallel Python. en zyme can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.