Re: precision of numbers

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg54107] Re: precision of numbers*From*: "Drago Ganic" <drago.ganic at in2.hr>*Date*: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 02:48:01 -0500 (EST)*References*: <cud7lg$302$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi, instead of 445.25 use 44525/100. That is not the same in Mathematica. In[1]:=15525600000*(44525/100)*24 Out[1]=165906561600000 If you want exact results you must have exact numbers in input (never use _Real in computations where you like exact results). Greetings, Drago Ganic <fartous at mail15.com> wrote in message news:cud7lg$302$1 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 >