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ASM Question

  1. Jun 9, 2007 #1
    Hi, I am new here and I got a newbie ASM Question:

    How to divide, say, a 10 by 6 bytes number if the DIV (or IDIV) opcode only supports a 8 by 4 Bytes division?

    Thanks in advance
     
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2007
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  3. Jun 9, 2007 #2

    chroot

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    One way would be to simply use the same algorithm you used in grade-school for long division.

    - Warren
     
  4. Jun 10, 2007 #3

    rcgldr

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    Extended precision math can get tricky. Here's a link to a web site that includes source and documentation:

    http://www.apfloat.org
     
  5. Jun 10, 2007 #4
    Thanks for the help :smile:
     
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