C Programming Notes

A Brief Refresher on Some Math Often Used in Computing

Steve Summit

There are a few mathematical concepts which figure prominently in programming. None of these involve higher math (or even algebra, and as we'll see, knowing algebra too well can make one particular programming idiom rather confusing). You don't have to understand these with deep mathematical sophistication, but keeping them in mind will help some things make more sense.

Integers vs. real numbers

Exponential Notation

Binary Numbers

Boolean Algebra

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