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SCALBN(3)	       FreeBSD Library Functions Manual		     SCALBN(3)

NAME
     scalbln, scalblnf,	scalblnl, scalbn, scalbnf, scalbnl -- adjust exponent

LIBRARY
     Math Library (libm, -lm)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <math.h>

     double
     scalbln(double x, long n);

     float
     scalblnf(float x, long n);

     long double
     scalblnl(long double x, long n);

     double
     scalbn(double x, int n);

     float
     scalbnf(float x, int n);

     long double
     scalbnl(long double x, int	n);

DESCRIPTION
     These routines return x*(2**n) computed by	exponent manipulation.

SEE ALSO
     ieee(3), math(3)

STANDARDS
     These routines conform to ISO/IEC 9899:1999 (``ISO	C99''),	and they
     implement the Scalb function recommended by IEEE Std 754-1985.

HISTORY
     The scalbn() and scalbnf()	functions appeared in 4.3BSD and FreeBSD 2.0,
     respectively.  The	scalbln() and scalblnf() functions first appeared in
     FreeBSD 5.3, and scalblnl() and scalbln() in FreeBSD 5.5.

FreeBSD	6.0			 March 4, 2005			   FreeBSD 6.0

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