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Re: Table through zero...strange

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg67016] Re: Table through zero...strange
  • From: "Scout" <Scout at nodomain.com>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 05:09:21 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <e63mqt$kqd$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"leptonic" <leptonic at gmx.ch>
news:e63mqt$kqd$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> 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.
>

In[1]:= $Version
Out[1]= "4.0 for Microsoft Windows (April 21, 1999)"

In[2]:= Table[x, {x, -0.1, 0, 0.02}]
Out[2]={-0.1, -0.08, -0.06, -0.04, -0.02, 0.}

Does it happen also if you restart Mathematica?
Under which system are you?


   ~Scout~


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