math.ldexp() function

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The math.ldexp() function is the inverse of math.frexp(). It returns frac × 2**exp.

Output data type: Float

import "math"

math.ldexp(frac: 0.5, exp: 6)

// Returns 32.0

Parameters

frac

The fraction used in the operation.

Data type: Float

exp

The exponent used in the operation.

Data type: Integer

Special cases

math.ldexp(frac: ±0, exp:exp)   // Returns ±0
math.ldexp(frac: ±Inf, exp:exp) // Returns ±Inf
math.ldexp(frac: NaN, exp:exp)  // Returns NaN