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Floating Point Representation
Back in the days when I was in middle school, I started to develop a strong preference for “nice” and “short” numbers, such as 0.1. One likely reason was that any math problem in school was designed to yield a … Continue reading
Posted in BitTwiddling, Math, Uncategorized
Tagged double, exponent, float, floating point, ieee754, mantissa
Mandelbrot Set
This posting is about one of my first BASIC programs that I wrote on my Amstrad CPC464 in 1985. I must confess that I hadn’t actually ‘written’ the program. It was a socalled typein. Although I was far from understanding … Continue reading
Posted in Math, Programming Assignments, Uncategorized
1.61803398…
In order to declutter my website at school I decided to move all explanatory content over to this blog. I decided to start with an interesting number I have been using in some of my programming assignments. This magic number … Continue reading
Posted in Math, Programming Assignments, Uncategorized
Tagged assignments, Golden Ratio, Math