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ERIC Number: EJ382761
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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The Mathematics of Computer Error.
Wood, Eric
Mathematics and Computer Education, v22 n3 p173-79 Fall 1988
Why a computer error occurred is considered by analyzing the binary system and decimal fractions. How the computer stores numbers is then described. Knowledge of the mathematics behind computer operation is important if one wishes to understand and have confidence in the results of computer calculations. (MNS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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