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Nested Polynomials and Efficient Exponentiation Algorithms for Calculators

by Warren Page (New York City Technical College) and Dan Kalman (University of Wisconsin, Green Bay)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
January, 1985

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Algebra
Applicable Course(s): 2.1 College Algebra

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