Re: When does x/x not equal 1?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg32422] Re: When does x/x not equal 1?*From*: "Bart van der Wolf" <bvdwolf at nospam.nl>*Date*: Sat, 19 Jan 2002 19:03:18 -0500 (EST)*References*: <a2b4ib$lja$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"Michael J Person" <mjperson at mit.edu> wrote in message news:a2b4ib$lja$1 at smc.vnet.net... SNIP > They're handled exactly the same way! So, can anyone explain to me > what's going on here, and how I can keep very small complex numbers from > arising in all of those cases when x/x != 1. Chop[expr] replaces approximate real numbers in expr that are close to zero by the exact integer 0. Does that help? Bart