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Floating-Point Number Tutorial

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Visit this site: http://www.cs.utah.edu/~zachary/isp/applets/FP/FP.html

Author:Joseph L. Zachary
Description: 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.

Levels: College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Simulations, Tutorials, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Numerical Analysis, Computer Science

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