[Maxima] cf documentation
macrakis at alum.mit.edu
Sun Jan 29 16:22:30 CST 2012
Revisions look good, thanks.
On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 17:05, Robert Dodier <robert.dodier at gmail.com>wrote:
> On 1/26/12, Stavros Macrakis <macrakis at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> > The 'cf' (continued fraction) documentation should mention that cf
> > expansions are exact for rational numbers, but are cut off at ratepsilon
> > (for floats) and 10^-fpprec (for bigfloats).
> I;ve revised the cf documentation to take that into account.
> What do you think?
> Robert Dodier
> -- Function: cf (<expr>)
> Computes a continued fraction approximation. <expr> is an
> expression comprising continued fractions, square roots of
> integers, and literal real numbers (integers, rational numbers,
> ordinary floats, and bigfloats). `cf' computes exact expansions
> for rational numbers, but expansions are truncated at `ratepsilon'
> for ordinary floats and `10^(-fpprec)' for bigfloats.
> etc etc. (same as before)
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