Mathematica 9 is now available
Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums
-----
 /
MathGroup Archive
1996
*January
*February
*March
*April
*May
*June
*July
*August
*September
*October
*November
*December
*Archive Index
*Ask about this page
*Print this page
*Give us feedback
*Sign up for the Wolfram Insider

MathGroup Archive 1996

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

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] ====


  • Prev by Date: Re: No ListPlot points shown
  • Next by Date: Re: operations with lists
  • Previous by thread: Re: No ListPlot points shown
  • Next by thread: Re: Numerical Evaluation of Sqrt[]