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Fixnum

When mathn is required, Fixnum's division and exponentiation are enhanced to return more precise values from mathematical expressions.

2/3*3  # => 0
require 'mathn'
2/3*3  # => 2

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Exponentiate by other

 
               # File mathn.rb, line 78
def ** (other)
  if self < 0 && other.round != other
    Complex(self, 0.0) ** other
  else
    power!(other)
  end
end
            
Also aliased as: power!
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Alias for: **