Re: "Not a floating-point number" WHY?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg70468] Re: "Not a floating-point number" WHY?*From*: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 02:58:42 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Uni Leipzig*References*: <egvbr1$s16$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi, can you tell me how we shall find out what input produce | Out[1]:= { {30.06, 23523}, {56. 38,00005}} because {56. 38,00005} is what ?? {56.38, 5} or {56.39, "00005"} ?? Regards Jens "Henning Heiberg-Andersen" <henning.heibergandersen at gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:egvbr1$s16$1 at smc.vnet.net... | | 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 | |