Floating-Point Number Tutorial
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|Joseph L. Zachary|
|A tutorial designed to help you understand the significance of mantissa size and exponent range and the meaning of underflow, overflow, and roundoff error. Includes a Java applet in a separate window for use alongside the tutorial. From a Computer Science class at the University of Utah, and the book Introduction to Scientific Programming. Computational Problem Solving Using: Maple and C; Mathematica and C.|
|Resource Types:||Simulations, Tutorials, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Numerical Analysis, Computer Science|
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