Machine epsilon – Question 1 of 5

Future posts will answer these questions

Question  2 of 5: How do I find the machine epsilon using a MATLAB code?

Question 3 of 5: How is machine epsilon related to the number of bits used to represent a floating-point number?

Question 4 of 5: What is the significance of machine epsilon for a student in an introductory course in numerical methods?

Question 5 of 5: What is the proof that the absolute relative true error in representing a number on a machine is always less than the machine epsilon?


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