In this lesson you will learn about the mathematical capabilities of Java. Java is designed as a multipurpose language. In addition to standard, general-purpose arithmetic support, Java supports a small number of more-advanced math concepts such as infinity. Support is provided through a mixture of Java language features and library classes.
Java supplies a wide range of floating point and integral numerics in both fixed and arbitrary precision form. The representation of numerics and related functions in Java generally adheres to IEEE standards. In some cases, you can choose to use either algorithms designed for speed or algorithms whose results strictly adhere to published standards.
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