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IEEEremainder and rint menthods

 
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Does Anyone Have Knowledge About these methods and what function do they perform.

double IEEEremainder(double, double)
double rint(double a)

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all I know for sure is that they have never been on the exam

Maybe this question should go to the intermediate forum?
 
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static double rint(double d) rounds a double value to the nearest integer value , but still posed as a double

ie ; double d = 49.59888;

double e = Math.rint(d);
//results in 50.0



quote from API
public static native double IEEEremainder(double f1,
double f2)

Computes the remainder operation on two arguments as prescribed by the IEEE 754 standard. The remainder value is mathematically equal to f1 - f2 � n, where n is the mathematical integer closest to the exact mathematical value of the quotient f1/f2, and if two mathematical integers are equally close to f1/f2, then n is the integer that is even. If the remainder is zero, its sign is the same as the sign of the first argument.

Parameters:
f1 - the dividend.
f2 - the divisor.
Returns:
the remainder when f1 is divided by f2.
[ September 15, 2005: Message edited by: Daniel .J.Hyslop ]
 
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