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  1. #1
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    Dec 2003

    big float number required

    hi , i need big float number , how much big float number can i get

    in GCC/G++ ?

    is it possible double double double x = 22/7.0 ?(3.142.........)

    how much digits can i get AT MOST after decimal ?

    can you give a small code how can i get a precised big float number after decimal (as big as possible) ?


  2. #2
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    Sep 2003
    Knoxhell, TN
    the largest float you can get with C is a long double... i'm not sure what the limits on a long double are, but a double is 2.2E-308 to 1.8E308... and the precision on that is 19 digits...
    Their code will be beautiful, even if their desks are buried in 3 feet of crap. - esr

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