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Re: Converting Rationals into Reals

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  • Subject: [mg62073] Re: Converting Rationals into Reals
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 02:51:58 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 11/9/05 at 3:45 AM, kristophs.post at web.de (kristoph) wrote:

>I would like to know how I can convert rationals into reals with
>four digits. I know this sounds stange but I need the numbers for a
>diagram.

>If anyone knows how to covert a whole list of rationals into into
>four digit reals I would be very happy.

Have you tried NumberForm? For example,

NumberForm[14/3//N,4]

returns 4.667
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