the rules for the evaluation of arithmetic expressions to ensure that they are evaluated as you intend;
the idea of truncation and rounding applied to reals;
the use of the PARAMETER statement to define or set up constants
- the concepts and ideas involved in numerical computation, e.g.
specifying data types using kind type parameters;
the concept of numeric models and positional number systems for integer and real arithmetic and their implementation on binary devices;
testing the numerical representation of different kind types on a system;
KeywordsWord Size Arithmetic Expression Kind Type Real Arithmetic Integer Representation
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