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Re: sums with BIG numbers
> Sherry Mayo writes:
> > Can anyone point me to any books, documentation or
> > whatever that will explain the methods used in routines
> > like bignum for doing sums with 'too-big' numbers.
> > I'm having a tough time trying to figure it out from the code
> > ;-(
> The best book to read is, of course, Volume 2 of Knuth's "Art of
> Computer Programming". Many of the algorithms in use today are a bit
> snazzier but Knuth explains all the general principles of how such
> things are done.
> BTW, any good hacker should own all three published volumes. Its *the*
Volume 4 should be in print shortly.