Re: Table through zero...strange

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg67011] Re: Table through zero...strange*From*: "David W.Cantrell" <DWCantrell at sigmaxi.org>*Date*: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 05:09:07 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <e63mqt$kqd$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"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]} Just use exact, instead of approximate, numbers: In[47]:= Table[x, {x, -1/10, 0, 2/100}] Out[47]= {-1/10, -2/25, -3/50, -1/25, -1/50, 0} In[48]:= N[%] Out[48]= {-0.1, -0.08, -0.06, -0.04, -0.02, 0.} David > 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.