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Thread: 16bit divide by 10
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face BY : James Musselman email (remove spam text)



Scott Dattalo wrote:

> 1/10 = 0.00011001100110011001100110011001100 ..... (base 2)
>
> This can be rewritten to emphasize the optimization:
> 1/10 = 2 * (3/16 + 3/256 + 3/4096 + ... + 3/(2^(4*m)) )

Isn't the above line wrong?  Isn't 2 * 3/16 greater than 1/10?  Or am I missing
something?
James
<31AB879B.236D@radixgroup.com> 7bit

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