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 Question by ivanovi Submitted on 12/27/2003 Related FAQ: Fortran FAQ Rating: Rate this question: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great I saw S=10.**(-10) from the Fortran algorithm, may I know what does this means?

 Answer by Rene Submitted on 1/18/2005 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great It means that you calculate s := 10^(-10) where the result will be a floating point number since "10." is not an integer but real.

 Answer by JBB Submitted on 12/18/2005 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great It means that the variable S is to be assigned a value equal to 10 raised to the power of minus ten.

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