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 gibson:teaching:fall-2016:math753:hw1 [2016/09/15 08:07]gibson [update to HW1, 9/15/2016] gibson:teaching:fall-2016:math753:hw1 [2016/09/15 08:07] (current)gibson Both sides previous revision Previous revision 2016/09/15 08:07 gibson 2016/09/15 08:07 gibson [update to HW1, 9/15/2016] 2016/09/15 08:07 gibson 2016/09/14 05:41 gibson 2016/09/13 07:55 gibson 2016/09/13 07:54 gibson 2016/09/13 07:54 gibson 2016/09/13 07:53 gibson 2016/09/09 08:39 gibson created 2016/09/15 08:07 gibson 2016/09/15 08:07 gibson [update to HW1, 9/15/2016] 2016/09/15 08:07 gibson 2016/09/14 05:41 gibson 2016/09/13 07:55 gibson 2016/09/13 07:54 gibson 2016/09/13 07:54 gibson 2016/09/13 07:53 gibson 2016/09/09 08:39 gibson created Line 27: Line 27: Once you have those rounded numbers, how many significant digits will survive in the floating=point computations \$x+y\$, \$x-y\$, etc.? If you can't figure this out, go ahead and do the computations in 64 bits and see if you can explain the answers you get. Once you have those rounded numbers, how many significant digits will survive in the floating=point computations \$x+y\$, \$x-y\$, etc.? If you can't figure this out, go ahead and do the computations in 64 bits and see if you can explain the answers you get. - If you want to compare the 64-bit calculations to something more accurate, use Julia'​s 256-bit ''​BigFloat''​ type. There are two ways to get ''​BigFloat''​s + If you want to compare the 64-bit calculations to something more accurate, use Julia'​s 256-bit ''​BigFloat''​ type. There are two ways to get a ''​BigFloat''​. <​code>​ <​code>​