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perlman:Math::BigFloatby root (Scribe) 
on Dec 23, 1999 at 01:30 UTC ( #1284=perlfunc: print w/replies, xml )  Need Help?? 
Math::BigFloatSee the current Perl documentation for Math::BigFloat. Here is our local, outdated (pre5.6) version: Math::BigFloat  Arbitrary length float math package
use Math::BigFloat; $f = Math::BigFloat>new($string);
$f>fadd(NSTR) return NSTR addition $f>fsub(NSTR) return NSTR subtraction $f>fmul(NSTR) return NSTR multiplication
BUGSThe current version of this module is a preliminary version of the real thing that is currently (as of perl5.002) under development.
AUTHORMark Biggar 
