gmp 4.1 documentation improvement suggestions

Nathalie Revol
Thu, 12 Dec 2002 18:07:59 +0100 (MET)

> PS: MPFI does not exactly answer this problem, since it will still compute
> with a large precision in that case.

If the operands are computed intervals which are wide (width expresses the
lack/loss of accuracy, among others), then MPFI will compute with a large
precision a wide interval (i.e. the result will have a poor accuracy).
But if the operands are given as (any precision) floating-point numbers,
Paul is right: MPFI will consider these operands as "exact" and it will
compute with a large precision a very narrow interval...



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