Delila Program: decimals

decimals program

Documentation for the decimals program is below, with links to related programs in the "see also" section.

{   version = 1.01; (* of decimals.p 2006 Sep 24}

(* begin module describe.decimals *)
(*
name
   decimals: determine the number of decimal places in a real number

synopsis
   decimals(decimalsp: in, output: out)

files

   decimalsp:  parameters to control the program.  The file must contain the
      following parameters, one per line:

      parameterversion: The version number of the program.  This allows the
         user to be warned if an old parameter file is used.

   output: messages to the user

description

   Determine the number of decimal places that a real number can hold.
   This is done by repeatedly dividing by 2 until the number becomes
   zero.

examples

documentation

see also

author

   Thomas Dana Schneider

bugs

technical notes

*)
(* end module describe.decimals *)
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