Delila Program: dem

dem program

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

{   version = 1.02; (* of dem.p 2013 Sep 09}

(* begin module describe.dem *)
(*
name
   dem: decimal-match

synopsis
   dem(demp: in, list: out, output: out)

files

   list:  output of the program

   demp:  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.

description

   Given two decimal numbers report the number of decimal places to
   which they match.

examples

theoretical    =  0.69314718 (0.6931) theoretical maximum efficiency
measured       =  0.69300792 (0.6930) measured efficiency
delta          = -0.00013926 delta of efficiency
                    ***
places identical:     3
identical_digits__1   3.9            (to  1 decimal)
identical_digits_10   3.8561736092   (to 10 decimals)

documentation

see also

   numcode.p

   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Significant_figures

author

   Thomas Dana Schneider

bugs

technical notes

*)
(* end module describe.dem *)
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