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Re: precision of numbers

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg54104] Re: [mg54056] precision of numbers
  • From: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 02:47:48 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200502091427.JAA02731@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: drbob at bigfoot.com
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

There are many ways, but here are three:

15525600000*Rationalize[445.25]*24
165906561600000

or

15525600000*(44525/100)*24
165906561600000

or

Round[15525600000*445.25*24]
165906561600000

Bobby

On Wed, 9 Feb 2005 09:27:29 -0500 (EST), <fartous at mail15.com> wrote:

> 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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