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Re: Problems with numerical precision

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  • Subject: [mg13238] Re: [mg13221] Problems with numerical precision
  • From: Carl Woll <carlw at fermi.phys.washington.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 03:17:37 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Joel,

Mathematica does not keep track of precision for machine numbers. See
section 3.1.6 of the book, and also the demo package "Numerics Report"
for more details.

Carl Woll
Dept of Physics
U of Washington



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