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Re: Precision of output


Peltio <peltio at twilight.zone> wrote:

> You can see up to 16 digits for this result but no more than that, by using
> 
>     NumberForm[N[4209/0.14,100],100]
> 
> Which as far as I know should be equivalent to
> 
>     NumberForm[N[4209/0.14],16]

Thank you. I didn't even know of the existence of that function - though
it is mentioned in The Mathematica Book 5th Edition on page 1227. And, I
see, on pp 435-37.

"Getting Started with Mathematica" doesn't even know of the function
-- 
Per Erik Rønne


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