Re: diffrence between ver 3.01 and 4.1 regarding N?
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- Subject: [mg39213] Re: diffrence between ver 3.01 and 4.1 regarding N?
- From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
- Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2003 02:21:17 -0500 (EST)
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try FullForm to see all digits of a floating point number
that is truncated by the Print/Output functions.
peter weijnitz wrote:
> I tried some of my Mathematica3.01 programs on a computer with
> there where some differences that I could not explain.
> Regarding N: consider for example:
> with version 4.1 I got:
> and in version 3.01:
> Using SetPrecision[Sqrt[2.],16] I could make Mathematica4.1 give me 16
> digits precision.
> Peter W
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