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wrong mulitplying

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Could someone try to multiply in excel all odd numbers from 1 to 99.

1*3*5*7*9*....*97*99

 

The result should have the last digit 5, but excel say it is 0.

This is wrong.

 

2 Replies
best response confirmed by Hans Vogelaar (MVP)
Solution
Excel has limited number of digits of precision. The answer appears to be 2.73E+78 so excel can't keep 79 digits of precision so yeah, it rounds off/ truncates the value.
Thanks, makes sense