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Re: precision of numbers

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


Try NumberForm

NumberForm[15525600000*445.25*24, 15]

1.659065616 x 10^14

David Park
djmp at 

From: fartous at [mailto:fartous at]
To: mathgroup at

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

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