best language for very large numbers

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May 27, 2009 at 09:58:45
Specs: 2K SP4, AMD Ath 64X2 2GB
Any advice?

TIA


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#1
May 27, 2009 at 10:02:30
How large do you need? What data type do you wish to use to represent the value? You're kind of asking "How long is a piece of string?".

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#2
May 27, 2009 at 10:18:25
(2^43112609)-1


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#3
May 27, 2009 at 13:46:55
Pick a language and look in it's reference manual to find this out. You also might take into account whether the machine is 16, 32, 64, 128 or more bits.

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#4
May 27, 2009 at 18:59:51
Ruby.

Seamless from small to large.

Guy


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#5
May 27, 2009 at 22:03:59
Are you looking for magnitude or resolution?

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#6
May 28, 2009 at 03:47:45
Hi Guy, I'm checking Ruby.

Hi cyoung311, magnitude.


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