Video 6, Arduino School – Fixed Point Arithmetic

This video explains the use of fixed point arithmetic as an alternative to floating point on the Arduino.

Eliminating floating point from your program can speed it up and use much less flash memory – leaving more room for your program.

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2 thoughts on “Video 6, Arduino School – Fixed Point Arithmetic

    • Thank you, @kg.

      I think you’re thinking about:
      (X + 1000)^2 = x^2 + 2000x + 1000^2
      (notice the plus sign instead of times on the left hand side).

      Does anyone else have thoughts on this?

      – Ralph

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