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Starting HP25 programs with numbers
11-24-2017, 09:25 PM
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RE: Starting HP25 programs with numbers
(11-24-2017 03:18 PM)Thomas Okken Wrote:  HP Journal, November 1976, pp. 16-17, has a sidebar titled The New Accuracy: Making 2^3 = 8, included in the MoHPC document set, which mentions using extra digits for intermediate results. It doesn't say how many, and it does indicate that this extra internal precision was not used for all functions. It does mention using a 13-digit approximation of pi internally, for argument reduction.

some 2^3 results
X = 08000000002000 (8.000000002)
08000000000000 (8.00)
X=07999997770000 (7.99999777)


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