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Ada '83 Rationale, Ch 5: Numeric Types

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CHAPTER 5: Numeric Types

In this chapter...

5.1 Introduction
5.1.1 Floating Point: The Problems
5.1.2 Fixed Point: The Problems
5.1.3 Overview of Numerics in Ada
5.2 The Integer Types
5.3 The Real Types
5.3.1 Floating Point Types
5.3.2 Fixed Point Types
5.3.3 A Semantic Model for Approximate Computation
5.4 Implementation Considerations
5.5 Conclusion

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