Could someone do a calculation on a real 71B?

01172017, 03:19 AM
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RE: Could someone do a calculation on a real 71B?
(01162017 01:18 PM)JF Garnier Wrote:(01162017 11:14 AM)Thomas Okken Wrote: I guess the point is that the calculator performs argument reduction using an extendedprecision approximation of pi. Next question, for extra credit: how many digits? Ah, yes. Thank you! That link led me even further back, to this discussion, where Hugh Steers points out that you need lots of digits of pi if you want to calculate the sine, in radians, for very large arguments. He explained this to me once when we were discussing his BCD20 floatingpoint library, which I had noticed contained pi to several hundred digits. 

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Could someone do a calculation on a real 71B?  zeno333  01152017, 08:59 AM
RE: Could someone do a calculation on a real 71B?  Gerson W. Barbosa  01152017, 09:24 AM
RE: Could someone do a calculation on a real 71B?  Didier Lachieze  01152017, 09:26 AM
RE: Could someone do a calculation on a real 71B?  EdS2  01162017, 10:31 AM
RE: Could someone do a calculation on a real 71B?  Thomas Okken  01162017, 11:14 AM
RE: Could someone do a calculation on a real 71B?  JF Garnier  01162017, 01:18 PM
RE: Could someone do a calculation on a real 71B?  Thomas Okken  01172017 03:19 AM
RE: Could someone do a calculation on a real 71B?  Gerson W. Barbosa  01162017, 01:40 PM
RE: Could someone do a calculation on a real 71B?  KeithB  01172017, 12:02 AM

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