Re: [Help?] Integer/Decimal portion of a real number

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg8883] Re: [Help?] Integer/Decimal portion of a real number*From*: murray at math.umass.edu (Murray Eisenberg)*Date*: Tue, 30 Sep 1997 20:16:51 -0400*Organization*: University of Massachusetts, Amherst*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

kammy shan leung (ksleung at students.uiuc.edu) wrote: : ... I would like to do is break up a real number to : its integer and decimal portion. : : For example: : : 4.12345 can be broken up to: : : integer_portion = 4 : decimal_portion = 12345 : : Is there a simple function that will provide me with these values? IntegerPart[4.12345] 4 FractionalPart[4.12345] 0.12345 The function IntegerPart may or may not be what you want in case your number is negative. See The Mathematica Book, 3rd Edition, Section 3.3.2 (or on-line material in Help Browser). -- Murray Eisenberg Internet: murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Voice: 413-545-2859 (W) University of Massachusetts 413-549-1020 (H) Amherst, MA 01003 Fax: 413-545-1801