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Re: precision of numbers

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg54094] Re: [mg54056] precision of numbers
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 02:46:50 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Jake,

Try NumberForm

NumberForm[15525600000*445.25*24, 15]

1.659065616 x 10^14

David Park
djmp at earthlink.net
http://home.earthlink.net/~djmp/ 



From: fartous at mail15.com [mailto:fartous at mail15.com]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net

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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