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## Tags » Floating Point

#### Numerical Computing - Cancellation Error. How to compute roots of a quadratic equation?

Cancellation error occurs when two nearly equal numbers are subtracted and most of the significant bits of the numbers are lost in the computation which would result in a loss of numerical precision. 230 more words

#### Numerical Computing - Errors

error_explosion.cpp

```
#include <iostream>
using namespace std;
// Print and sum the values of the fractions 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, and 1/5
// to look for any roundoff errors. 471 more words
```

#### Constants

Constants in C language refer to fixed value that cannot change during the execution of a program. C supports several types of constants:

Numeric constants… 665 more words

#### Floating point rounding modes in C++11

The standard C library has 4 floating point rounding modes available through `cfenv.h`

. These are now available in C++11 through the header file `cfenv…`

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#### Floating Point Float Centre

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#### Correcting the record

Unless your imaging facility is in a clean room (and you never touch it), from time to time, we all end up with unsightly splotches on our transmitted light images. 1,053 more words