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### Calculation of the Type of the Result

The functions in this library are all overloaded to accept mixed floating point (or mixed integer and floating point type) arguments. So for example:

```foo(1.0, 2.0);
foo(1.0f, 2);
foo(1.0, 2L);
```

etc, are all valid calls, as long as "foo" is a function taking two floating-point arguments. But that leaves the question:

If all the arguments are of the same (floating point) type then the result is the same type as the arguments.

Otherwise, the type of the result is computed using the following logic:

1. Any arguments that are not template arguments are disregarded from further analysis.
2. For each type in the argument list, if that type is an integer type then it is treated as if it were of type double for the purposes of further analysis.
3. If any of the arguments is a user-defined class type, then the result type is the first such class type that is constructible from all of the other argument types.
4. If any of the arguments is of type ```long double```, then the result is of type `long double`.
5. If any of the arguments is of type `double`, then the result is of type `double`.
6. Otherwise the result is of type `float`.

For example:

```cyl_bessel(2, 3.0);
```

Returns a `double` result, as does:

```cyl_bessel(2, 3.0f);
```

as in this case the integer first argument is treated as a `double` and takes precedence over the `float` second argument. To get a `float` result we would need all the arguments to be of type float:

```cyl_bessel_j(2.0f, 3.0f);
```

When one or more of the arguments is not a template argument then it doesn't effect the return type at all, for example:

```sph_bessel(2, 3.0f);
```

returns a `float`, since the first argument is not a template argument and so doesn't effect the result: without this rule functions that take explicitly integer arguments could never return `float`.

And for user defined types, all of the following return an NTL::RR result:

```cyl_bessel_j(0, NTL::RR(2));

cyl_bessel_j(NTL::RR(2), 3);