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Re: How to printout more digits?

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  • Subject: [mg46200] Re: How to printout more digits?
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 00:06:54 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 2/9/04 at 5:54 AM, no_spam_anglewyrm at hotmail.com (AngleWyrm)
wrote:

>In[4]:= N[Pi, 12]
>Out[4]= 3.14159

>In[5]:=  N[Pi, 50] 
>Out[5]:=
>3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693993751

>Apparently, the number of digits of precision is subject to some
>form of interpretation. It doesn't always work.

You didn't say what version you were using. I get results consistent with what I would expect, i.e.,

In[1]:= N[Pi,12]
Out[1]= 3.14159265359

In[2]:= $Version
Out[2]= 5.0 for Mac OS X (June 10, 2003)
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