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Re: Why Doesn't N[Pi,i] Give i Digits For Small i, Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg20227] Re: Why Doesn't N[Pi,i] Give i Digits For Small i, Mathematica
  • From: tdelling at ews.uiuc.edu (Tim Dellinger)
  • Date: Fri, 8 Oct 1999 18:30:09 -0400
  • Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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R&M <randmarg at magma.ca> writes:


>Table[{i, N[Pi, i]}, {i, 1, 20}]
>I get:
>{{1, 3.14159}, {2, 3.14159}, {3, 3.14159}, {4, 3.14159}, {5, 3.14159}...
>I'd expect something like
>{{1,3},{2,3.1},{3,3.14},{4,3.141},{5,3.1416},{6,3.14159},{7,3.141593},....

I can get it to work on my copy of Mathematica 3.0.

$Version
"Solaris 3.0 (August 21, 1997)"

Table[{i, N[Pi, i]}, {i, 1, 20}]

{{1,3.},{2,3.1},{3,3.14},{4,3.142},{5,3.1416},{6,3.14159}...



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Tim Dellinger                                www.ews.uiuc.edu/~tdelling
tdelling at uiuc.edu


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