Fixed Point Maths

version 5 by Michael Callaghan

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  • Section 3 - Simple powers

    To decide which real number is (A - a real number) to the power (B - a number):
        let result be 1.0000;
        repeat with X running from 1 to B:
            let result be result real times A;
        decide on result.

    To decide which number is (A - number) to the power (B - a number):
        let result be 1;
        repeat with X running from 1 to B:
            let result be result times A;
        decide on result.

    To decide which real number is (A - a real number) squared:
        decide on A to the power 2.

    To decide which number is (A - a number) squared:
        decide on A to the power 2.

    To decide which real number is (A - a real number) cubed:
        decide on A to the power 3.

    To decide which number is (A - a number) cubed:
        decide on A to the power 3.