perl v5.30.1

2020-01-30

### perl

Larry Wall's Practical Extraction and Report Language

### libmath-bigint-perl

arbitrary size integer/float math package

### perl-Math-BigInt

Arbitrary-size integer and float mathematics

### perl-doc

Perl language documentation

## NAME

Math::BigInt::Calc - Pure Perl module to support Math::BigInt

## SYNOPSIS

```
# to use it with Math::BigInt
use Math::BigInt lib => Calc;
# to use it with Math::BigFloat
use Math::BigFloat lib => Calc;
# to use it with Math::BigRat
use Math::BigRat lib => Calc;
```

## DESCRIPTION

Math::BigInt::Calc inherits from Math::BigInt::Lib.

In this library, the numbers are represented in base B = 10**N, where N is the largest possible value that does not cause overflow in the intermediate computations. The base B elements are stored in an array, with the least significant element stored in array element zero. There are no leading zero elements, except a single zero element when the number is zero.

For instance, if B = 10000, the number 1234567890 is represented internally as [7890, 3456, 12].

## SEE ALSO

Math::BigInt::Lib for a description of the API.

Alternative libraries Math::BigInt::FastCalc, Math::BigInt::GMP, and Math::BigInt::Pari.

Some of the modules that use these libraries Math::BigInt, Math::BigFloat, and Math::BigRat.