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Re: Real numerical computations

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  • Subject: [mg71767] Re: Real numerical computations
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2006 06:04:21 -0500 (EST)

On 11/27/06 at 4:04 AM, jcsantos at (José Carlos Santos) wrote:

>With Mathematica, if I type


>I get

>0.5 + 0.866025 i

>This is correct, of course, but I would like to get -1. instead. How
>do I tell Mathematica that I want a real result (if there is one)?

Take a look at the package Miscellaneous`RealOnly`




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