O'Reilly logo

C Programming Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Third Edition by Dean Miller, Greg Perry

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

20. Advanced Math (for the Computer, Not You!)

This chapter extends your knowledge of built-in functions to the numeric functions. C helps you do math that the C operators can’t do alone. More than anything else, the C built-in numeric functions supply routines that you don’t have to write yourself.

A lot of C’s built-in math functions are highly technical—not that their uses are difficult, but their purposes might be. Unless you need trigonometric and advanced math functions, you might not find a use for many of the functions described in this chapter.

Tip

Some people program in C for years and never need many ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required