nag_real_safe_small_number (X02AMC) (PDF version)
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nag_real_safe_small_number (X02AMC)

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    1  Purpose
    7  Accuracy
    9  Example

1  Purpose

nag_real_safe_small_number (X02AMC) returns the safe range of floating point arithmetic.

2  Specification

#include <nag.h>
#include <nagx02.h>
double  nag_real_safe_small_number

3  Description

nag_real_safe_small_number (X02AMC) is a constant defined in the C Header file.
nag_real_safe_small_number (X02AMC) is defined to be the smallest positive model number z such that for any x in the range [z,1/z] the following can be computed without undue loss of accuracy, overflow, underflow or other error:

4  References

None.

5  Arguments

None.

6  Error Indicators and Warnings

None.

7  Accuracy

None.

8  Further Comments

None.

9  Example

None.

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