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29 30 0 Algebra and Arithmetic by truncation to k terms and possibly "interpolation" of the last term. The continued fraction expansion itself is obtained by a variant of the standard GCD algorithm, which is folded into the recursions generating successive numerators and denominators. These recursions both have the same form: f[k] = c[k]*f[k-l] + f [ k - 2 ] . For further information, see Fundamentals of Mathematics, Volume I, MIT Press, 1983. */ Rational ratapprox(float χ, INT32 limit) { float tooLargeToFix = l d e x p d .

This algorithm is based upon a method, similar to longhand decimal division, t h a t was taught in schools before the advent of electronic calculators (Geliert et al. 1975). This implementation, called the "binary restoring square root extraction," substitutes binary digits (bits), further streamlining the algorithm. A radical r (the square root of the radicand x) is constructed a bit at a time such 2 t h a t r < χ is always preserved by application of the identity ( r + l ) = r + 2r + l, 2 2 in which the (2r + 1) term is subtracted from the radicand χ at each step.

The solution borrows a technique from ray tracing (Haines 1989). The heart of the method is t h a t all vertices are classified as inside or outside in an initial pass before clipping begins, and any vertex t h a t is on the line is considered to be inside. This approach has the desirable property t h a t if a polygon is clipped against the same line twice in a row, it will not be changed. 3 Clipping a Concave Polygon 0 53 Program Data Structures T h e implementation assumes t h a t a polygon's vertices are stored as records in a linked list, with the next field locating successive records.

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