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JVM and Float

 
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Hi friends,

Weird question out of curiosity. Does anyone know how does JVM handle float and the internal details for storing and doing arithmetic
Thanks in advance
 
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Some things you should know about floating-point arithmetic
What Every Computer Scientist Should Know About Floating-Point Arithmetic
 
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Also see the Java Language Specification...
  • 4.2.3 Floating-Point Types, Formats, and Values
  • 4.2.4 Floating-Point Operations
  • And here's a user-friendly site on IEEE 754...
  • http://www.public.iastate.edu/~sarita/ieee754/homepage.html

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