Pages tagged arithmetic:

Calculate exp() and log() Without Multiplications
John Graham-Cumming: Squaring two digit numbers in your head

The Floating-Point Guide - What Every Programmer Should Know About Floating-Point Arithmetic
Aims to provide both short and simple answers to the common recurring questions of novice programmers about floating-point numbers not 'adding up' correctly, and more in-depth information about how IEEE 754 floats work, when and how to use them correctly, and what to use instead when they are not appropriate.
square root
Calculation by hand