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Re: Question on trailing zeros

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  • Subject: [mg40027] Re: [mg39976] Question on trailing zeros
  • From: Thomas Masurat <tmas333 at comcast.net>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2003 02:22:57 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

The zeros at the end of the display represent the vacuoles in your 
brain?

On Thursday, March 13, 2003, at 03:04  AM, Carlos Felippa wrote:

> sol=SetPrecision[NSolve[-3-6*g5+21*g5^2+28*g5^3==0,g5],64];
> g5roots=g5/.sol; Print[g5roots];
>
> {-0.8540119518537006015890256094280630350112915039062500000000000000,
>  -0.3059924679232961519659284022054634988307952880859375000000000000,
>   0.4100044197769967535549540116335265338420867919921875000000000000}
>
> What is the meaning of those zeros at the end of the display?
> Noise digits?
>



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