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Re: Re: Off by 0.00000001, Why?
On Saturday, October 26, 2002, at 02:03 AM, Murray Eisenberg wrote: > Under Mathematica 4.2, I obtain the same result as you -- off by 1 in > the last decimal place displayed from what is shown in Maeder's book. > > That was on a Pentium 4 PC. Could it be that Maeder was using a > different hardware platform, and that that alone would account for the > difference? Actually, I'd be surprised if that were the reason, > because > I applied NumberForm[%, 15] to the result and obtained: > > 0.00157908413803032 > I get exactly the same result on a PowerPC G4. Perhaps there is a typo? Regards, Sseziwa