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Floating points

  1. Apr 30, 2008 #1
    what are the floating points of a computer?
     
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  3. Apr 30, 2008 #2

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    Floating point numbers are how fractional numbers are stored in computer memory.
     
  4. May 1, 2008 #3
    give me in detail about floating points of a computer?
     
  5. May 1, 2008 #4
  6. May 2, 2008 #5
    I guess he would like to know about "FLOPS"...:rolleyes:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FLOPS
     
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