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"Not a floating-point number" WHY?

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  • Subject: [mg70452] "Not a floating-point number" WHY?
  • From: "Henning Heiberg-Andersen" <henning.heibergandersen at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 02:36:54 -0400 (EDT)

 Hi,

I have a hard time trying to understand why I get the floating-point error
in this
particular case: I dont't see what's wrong with the list I am trying to
plot.
Here it is:


In[1]:=  small=Take[vec,2]

Out[1]:=  { {30.06, 23523}, {56. 38,00005}}

In[2]:=  ListPlot[small]

Then I get the error message:

Graphics::gptn : Coordinate 30.06 in {30.06, 23523} is not a floating-point
number.

Hope someone can explain this to me.

Best regards,

Henning Heiberg-Andersen



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