...one of the most highly
regarded and expertly designed C++ library projects in the
world. — Herb Sutter and Andrei
The header rational.hpp provides an implementation of rational numbers. The implementation is template-based, in a similar manner to the standard complex number class.
This implementation is intended for general use. If you are a number theorist, or otherwise have very stringent requirements, you would be advised to use one of the more specialist packages available.
Revised December 14, 1999
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