~ ( x y epsilon -- ? )
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Vocabulary
math.functions

Inputs and outputs
xa real
ya real
epsilona real
?a boolean


Word description
Tests if x and y are approximately equal to each other. There are three possible comparison tests, chosen based on the sign of epsilon:
epsilon is zero: exact comparison.
epsilon is positive: absolute distance test.
epsilon is negative: relative distance test.


Definition