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Re: Adding really big numbers

by ambrus (Abbot)
on Mar 13, 2013 at 21:34 UTC ( #1023300=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Adding really big numbers

If you only need about 15 digits of precision, you don't need to do anything special. Perl's built in arithmetic will read the numbers as double-precision floats and add them that way, which gives about 15 digits of precision.

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