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Re: Basic Numerical Analysis

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  • Subject: [mg47728] Re: Basic Numerical Analysis
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 04:15:24 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <c6ae9l$3f3$>
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"$SameQTolerance gives the number of decimal digits by 
which two numbers can disagree and \
still be considered the same according to SameQ."


"Albert rénee" wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm just trying to compute some basic Numerical Analysis with FixedPoint (or
> NestWhile+SameQ in the test function).
> Here is my question .How can you control the approximation precison which is
> done with SameQ ? I searched in the forums and in the help browser but found
> nothing about this.
> It seems that using $MaxExtraPrecision could be usefull ??
> Sincerely,
> Benjamin Collas

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