Re: Table through zero...strange

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg67019] Re: [mg66988] Table through zero...strange*From*: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>*Date*: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 05:09:29 -0400 (EDT)*Reply-to*: hanlonr at cox.net*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Imprecise numbers give imprecise results. To get precise results use precise numbers. Table[x, {x, -1/10, 0, 1/50}] or Table[x, {x, -0.1, 0, 0.02}]//Chop Bob Hanlon ---- leptonic <leptonic at gmx.ch> wrote: > Hello, > > When i type in Mathematica (version 4) Table[x, {x, -0.1, 0, 0.02}] > > it gives me {-0.1, -0.08, -0.06, -0.04, -0.02, -3.46945 x 10-18]} > but for example Table[x, {x, -0.1, 0, 0.05}] will give a reasonable > {-0.1, -0.05, 0.}. > > Probably a very stupid question but i can't figure out why the zero > makes problem. > > Thanks for any help. > -- Bob Hanlon hanlonr at cox.net