{ version = 1.00; (* of exponentmax.p 2006 Nov 20} (* begin module describe.exponentmax *) (* name exponentmax: determine the largest argument of the exp() function synopsis exponentmax(output: out) files output: messages to the user description At some value of x, exp(-x) is too large for a particular computer. Determine the value. The program will crash at that point. examples For the GPC compiler on a SunBlade 2000, exponentmax 1.00 x = 1, exp(-x) = 3.679e-01 x = 2, exp(-x) = 1.353e-01 x = 3, exp(-x) = 4.979e-02 ... x = 743, exp(-x) = 1.98e-323 x = 744, exp(-x) = 9.88e-324 x = 745, exp(-x) = 4.94e-324 ./exponentmax: error in exponentiation (Result too large) (error #700 at 180f3) documentation see also higa.p author Thomas Dana Schneider bugs technical notes *) (* end module describe.exponentmax *) {This manual page was created by makman 1.44}{created by htmlink 1.55}