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Bug in 5.1??

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg54349] Bug in 5.1??
  • From: "Gehrmann, James E" <jgehrman at saclink.csus.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2005 02:31:49 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I'm running Mathematica v. 5.1 under WinXP and had the following interaction with Mathematica:
 
5>0

True

5.>0

True

N[5]>0

True

N[5,3]>0

True

N[5,2]>0

False

N[50000,2]>0

False

Are the last two results a bug or am I not understanding the N function?

Thanks for you help.


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