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  • Subject: [mg39811] AW: [mg39800] type casting
  • From: Matthias.Bode at
  • Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2003 02:46:01 -0500 (EST)
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Hello Ellen,

a = "123*3"

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Matthias Bode
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Von: Tolonen, Ellen N [mailto:entolonen at]
Gesendet: Freitag, 7. März 2003 09:41
An: mathgroup at
Betreff: [mg39800] type casting


I am I new Mathematica user and am trying to master input/output.  Is there
any way to type cast a string into number format?

Ellen Tolonen
entolonen at

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