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Weird behavior of NumberForm in ver 5.1


Please compare the result of NumberForm between 5.0 and 5.1. It seems to 
me that the right output is the one given by 5.0. Also tried a similar 
example on 4.2, which seems to agree with 5.0

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In[1]:=
NumberForm[{0.073808836682`30,0.794740579742`30},5]

Out[1]//NumberForm=
{0.073809,0.79474}

In[2]:=
$Version

Out[2]=
5.0 for Linux (November 18, 2003)

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In[1]:=
NumberForm[{0.073808836682`30,0.794740579742`30},5]

Out[1]//NumberForm=
{0.073809,0.794740000000000000000000000000}

In[2]:=
$Version

Out[2]=
5.1 for Linux (October 25, 2004)

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Does anybody know what is going on here?

Luis.


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