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precision of numbers

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg54056] precision of numbers
  • From: fartous at mail15.com
  • Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2005 09:27:29 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

in the product:
15525600000*445.25*24
the output is:
1.65907*(10^14)
also when we use:
N[15525600000*445.25*24, 15]
the output is 1.65907*(10^14)
but i want the precise number:
165906561600000
what could i do
jack


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