**ldexp**

SYNOPSIS
#include <math.h>
double ldexp(double x, int exp);
float ldexpf(float x, int exp);
long double ldexpl(long double x, int exp);
Link with -lm.
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see **feature_test_macros(7)**):
ldexpf(), ldexpl():
_BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 ||
_ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or cc -std=c99
DESCRIPTION
These functions return the result of multiplying the floating-point
number x by 2 raised to the power exp.
RETURN VALUE
On success, these functions return x * (2^exp).
If exp is zero, then x is returned.
If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned.
If x is positive infinity (negative infinity), positive infinity (nega-
tive infinity) is returned.
If the result underflows, a range error occurs, and zero is returned.
If the result overflows, a range error occurs, and the functions return
HUGE_VAL, HUGE_VALF, or HUGE_VALL, respectively, with a sign the same
as x.
ERRORS
See **math_error(7)** for information on how to determine whether an error
has occurred when calling these functions.
The following errors can occur:
Range error, overflow
errno is set to ERANGE. An overflow floating-point exception
(FE_OVERFLOW) is raised.
Range error, underflow
errno is set to ERANGE. An underflow floating-point exception
(FE_UNDERFLOW) is raised.
ATTRIBUTES
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see
**attributes(7)**.
COLOPHON
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latest version of this page, can be found at
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2015-04-19 **LDEXP(3)**

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