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Re: Floor[] Not An Integer?


Floor[x] is a symbolic expression, only for a x 
with a numeric value
it *evaluate* to an integer.


"Scott Guthery" <sguthery at> schrieb 
im Newsbeitrag news:d4msf0$233$1 at
> I'm trying to use some of the NumericalMath 
> approximations such as
> MiniMaxApproximation and RationalInterpolation 
> with a function that
> includes array references of the form 
> Array[[Floor[x]]].  The function
> plots and evaluates just fine but the 
> NumericalMath functions are
> reporting the error:
> "Part::pspec: Part specification Floor[x] is 
> neither an integer nor a
> list of integers."
> whereas the documentation states that Floor[x] 
> IS an integer.
> What am I missing?
> Thanks for any insight.
> Cheers, Scott

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