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wanna see something glaringly weird?

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg65895] wanna see something glaringly weird?
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 01:33:42 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In[1]:=
3.3``0.5//StandardForm
%//FullForm
%//MathMLForm

Out[1]//StandardForm=
3.

Out[2]//FullForm=
3.3`1.0185139398778869

Out[3]//MathMLForm=
<math>
 <mn>3.0</mn>
</math>

That's right, not only does MathML form print extra digits, it prints
extra digits that are wrong for  numbers with Accuracy less than 1.


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