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

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  • Subject: [mg8867] Re: [mg8847] [Help?] Integer/Decimal portion of a real number
  • From: Wouter Meeussen <w.meeussen.vdmcc at>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Sep 1997 20:16:32 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

At 02:40  29.09.97 -0400, kammy shan leung wrote:
>I'm fairly new with mathematica, and I have a simple question that I
>can't figure out.  What 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?
>would appreciate if you would email me.
>Kammy Leung
>ksleung at

take a look at Floor, Ceiling, (# - Floor[#]&) , etc..

have fun,


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