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Re: Not getting numeric answer to simple division

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  • Subject: [mg56615] Re: Not getting numeric answer to simple division
  • From: Peter Pein <petsie at arcor.de>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 01:27:28 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <d4sp98$apu$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Paul Hughes wrote:
> Does anyone know how to get a numeric answer to a simple division problem?
> 
> Even if I have a very complex problem, the moment I place the division
> symbol '/' into the equation, my answer always comes out as   a/b in
> some form.
> 
> Paul
> 
1./Pi gives "1./Pi"?

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Peter Pein
Berlin


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