Re: Numerical Evaluation of Sqrt[]

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg4092] Re: Numerical Evaluation of Sqrt[]*From*: siegman at ee.stanford.edu (A. E. Siegman)*Date*: Tue, 4 Jun 1996 02:16:56 -0400*Organization*: Stanford University*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

> In[]:= a=2; > b=2; > c=2; > d=2; > e=2; > f=2; > g=Sqrt[(a+b)^2 + (c+d)^2 + (e+f)^2] > > Out[]= Sqrt[32. + 16. ] Crazy! I pasted your input directly into mma 2.2.2.1 on my PowerMac 6100 and it comes back 4 Sqrt[3]. Sure you don't have some decimal points hidden in there after some of those 2's? ==== [MESSAGE SEPARATOR] ====