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I've never been able to work out an algorithm for calculating exp for rationals.
That's probably because exp(r) is irrational for every rational r except for 0. However, saying use bigrat sprinkles some magic crazy dust over the whole program in a way similar to use bignum; witness:
use bigrat; use strict; my $lnev = - 7 / (10 ** 17); print "lnev is $lnev\n"; my $ev = exp($lnev); print "ev is $ev\n"; print "1-ev is ", 1-$ev, "\n";
Again, both values are 1.
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In reply to Re^7: Help me make a test case for Math::BigFloat by fizbin
in thread Help me make a test case for Math::BigFloat by fizbin

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