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Re: precision of numbers

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg54109] Re: [mg54056] precision of numbers
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 02:48:10 -0500 (EST)
  • Reply-to: hanlonr at cox.net
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Rationalize[15525600000*445.25*24,0]

165906561600000


Bob Hanlon

> 
> From: fartous at mail15.com
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Date: 2005/02/09 Wed AM 09:27:29 EST
> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg54109] [mg54056] precision of numbers
> 
> 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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