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Robert P. Munafo, 2023 Jun 19.

This term refers to a number format for calculation with three times the precision of the "native" hardware-supported double precision. See the double-double article for details of the principles. My article on f107 and f161 has even more.

See also quad-double and arbitrary-precision arithmetic.

From the Mandelbrot Set Glossary and Encyclopedia, by Robert Munafo, (c) 1987-2024.

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