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Chapter 8  Arithmetic Evaluation








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ECLiPSe versions older than 5.5 optionally supported single precision floats. This is no longer the case.
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We have chosen to use the term bounded real rather than interval in order to avoid confusion with interval variables as used in the interval arithmetic constraint solvers
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This is in contrast to a floating point number, which represents a real number which lies somewhere in the vicinity of the float
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Caution: In ECLiPSe versions up to 5.8, mod was the remainder corresponding to //, i.e. behaved like rem

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