Rational Arithmetic

  • Robin Jones
  • Ian Stewart


Most modern high-level languages offer you a choice of integers or floating point arithmetic. Generally, so far as the programmer is concerned, that choice is dictated by the kinds of numbers he or she wants to play with; if you want fractional values, you’ve got to use float.


Decimal Place Float Point Arithmetic Local Copy Float Point Calculation Rational Arithmetic 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robin Jones
    • 1
  • Ian Stewart
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer UnitSouth Kent College of TechnologyFolkestoneEngland
  2. 2.Mathematics InstituteUniversity of WarwickCoventryEngland

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