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double, quadrupole precision computations possible ?

double, quadrupole precision computations possible ?

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Are double, guadrupole precision computations possible in Mathcad 11? I even don't what is double, guadrupole precision computation but I have to know it. I've been serching for it at mathcad.com but found nothing.

RE: double, quadrupole precision computations possible ?

double and quadruple precision is an artifact of programming language definitions of storage requirements for floating point precision.  This is why triple precision doesn't exist, since it's not a power of two.

Mathcad is not a programming language per se, and is essentially fixed at 15 digit precision for purely numeric calculations.  HOWEVER, it symbolic processor can provide calculations with 2000 digit precision, if desired.

TTFN

RE: double, quadrupole precision computations possible ?

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thanks TTFN

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