Re: RealDigits bug?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg45822] Re: RealDigits bug?*From*: drbob at bigfoot.com (Bobby R. Treat)*Date*: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 01:53:30 -0500 (EST)*References*: <bv00g1$je7$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I don't know whether the equality should be true, but it's very clear that 10 isn't a base-10 digit! Frequencies[First[RealDigits[ pisot]]] {{2086, 0}, {422, 1}, {427, 2}, {434, 3}, {467, 4}, {444, 5}, {452, 6}, {447, 7}, {437, 8}, {381, 9}, {3, 10}} Bobby Enrique Zeleny <ezeleny at fismat1.fcfm.buap.mx> wrote in message news:<bv00g1$je7$1 at smc.vnet.net>... > This is wrong: > > In[1]:= pisot = N[((1/3)*((1/2)*(27 + 3*Sqrt[69]))^(1/3) + (2/(27 + > 3*Sqrt[69]))^(1/3))^27351, 6000]; > > In[2]:= pisot == FromDigits[RealDigits[pisot]] > > Out[2]:= False > > If you look at the value returned by RealDigits[pisot] contains three > 10's!!! > > > Enrique Zeleny > Universidad Autonoma de Puebla > Mexico