Difference between Double and Extended

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Eric
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Difference between Double and Extended

Post by Eric » Sat Jun 14, 2003 3:14 am

Can anyone tell me what is the difference between Double and Extended?
I get WA with Extended in p10509 but Accepted with Double.

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Post by Observer » Sat Jun 14, 2003 5:47 am

It's glad to know that you've got an ACC in this qq.

Now plz help me!!! I'm getting WA in this qq. Could you share with me your algorithm? Well, I think my algorithm looks fine, but......

Thx in advance.
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Post by ACoimbra » Sat Jun 14, 2003 11:13 am

Well, try to debug your code with extended and with double.
It may seem strange, but same times I got precision errors with extended.
For example, same of the last digits were transformed in zeros, I don't know why, but this happened :o
Also Check http://www.freepascal.org/docs-html/pro ... -1440008.2 as they say:

For all other processors which support floating point operations, the extended type is a nickname for the type which supports the most precision, this is usually the double type. On processors which do not support co-processor operations (and which have the {$E+} switch), the extended type usually maps to the single type.

Check single in http://www.freepascal.org/docs-html/ref ... 7-300003.1[/url]

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