_______ occurs when a result is too large in magnitude to represent errors as a floating-point value of the required type.

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 11 months ago

_______ occurs when a result is too large in magnitude to represent errors as a floating-point value of the required type.
 
(a) underflow
 
(b) significance loss
 
(c) domain
 
(d) overflow
 
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 11 months ago

The correct answer is (d) overflow
 
The best I can explain: An overflow occurs when a result is too large in magnitude to represent errors as a floating-point value of the required type.