ERIC Number: EJ280047
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-May
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Calculator Function Approximation.
Schelin, Charles W.
American Mathematical Monthly, v90 n5 p317-25 May 1983
The general algorithm used in most hand calculators to approximate elementary functions is discussed. Comments on tabular function values and on computer function evaluation are given first; then the CORDIC (Coordinate Rotation Digital Computer) scheme is described. (MNS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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