[Oberon] real math

Treutwein Bernhard Bernhard.Treutwein at Verwaltung.Uni-Muenchen.DE
Mon Nov 10 13:30:53 CET 2014

>"Floating-point numbers are only an approximation to the real numbers of
>mathematics. As a consequence, computations involving floating-point values
>are inexact because each operation may be subject to truncation. The
>resulting problems have been investigated in detail, and are treated in
>every text on numerical mathematics."

more to floating point arithmetic can be found in Vol. 2, Chapter 4.2 of 
Donald Knuth's "The Art of Computer Programming".


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