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Interpreting InputForm[]

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg27376] Interpreting InputForm[]
  • From: "mvyver" <mvdv at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 02:25:22 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

Can anyone shed light on the following output:

In: InputForm[0.000000000000000000000100000000000001000000000000001]
Out: 1.000000000000010000000000000009999999999981109`29.301*^-22

Specifically the `29.301 has me confused.

Thanks in advance.

Mark Van De Vyver




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