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Floating-Point Numbers

  • David M. Russinoff
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Abstract

The designation floating-point number is a relative term, used to refer to a rational number that is representable with respect to a particular format, as described in Chap.  5. In this chapter, we discuss properties of real numbers that are relevant to these representations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David M. Russinoff
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  1. 1.Arm HoldingsAustinUSA

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