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Re: Bug in 5.1??

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  • Subject: [mg54448] Re: [mg54349] Bug in 5.1??
  • From: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 00:10:55 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200502190731.CAA06006@smc.vnet.net>
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This behavior will find defenders, I'm sure, but it certainly looks like a bug to ME.

Bobby

On Sat, 19 Feb 2005 02:31:49 -0500 (EST), Gehrmann, James E <jgehrman at saclink.csus.edu> wrote:

> 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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