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SubjectRe: How to use floating point in a module?
Horst von Brand wrote:

>Trascendental functions are _not_ computed by series in practice, rational
>approximations (polinomial / polinomial) are used instead. Or interpolate
>in a smallish table.
>
Is that really faster on modern cpus? The multiplier is fully pipelined
and a division takes 25-40 cycles.

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Manfred

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