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Floating-point number simulation

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This is a Java-enhanced tutorial that allows students to design and experiment with their own floating-point number systems by specifying maximum mantissa lengths and exponent sizes.
Material Type: Tutorial
Date Added to MERLOT: March 16, 1998
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 06, 2005
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Submitter: Bethany Gross

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Language: English
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Avatar for Beatriz Solorio
12 years ago

Beatriz Solorio (Student)

In this particular web site I spent about 30 minutes reading. The reason that I gave it the score I did is not because is bad, but for the simple reason that I didn't find it interesting at all. This web site is educational if you agree with the authorsa?? theory that zero and infinity are ideas that do not make since unless new rules are are created to make the use of these two ideas easier to use and understand. The author also talked about what Overflow, Underflow, and the Roundoff error were. The main idea of this site is to show were the author believes about zero and infinity. As for the materials used in this site it took me a little to figure out how to use the tools and to know what to do with them.