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Re: String to number

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  • Subject: [mg73191] Re: [mg73174] String to number
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2007 04:54:02 -0500 (EST)
  • Reply-to: hanlonr at cox.net

ToExpression["12"]/4

3

ToExpression["12/4"]

3


Bob Hanlon

---- "Jos=C3=A9 Carlos Santos" <jcsantos at fc.up.pt> wrote:
> Hi all:
>
> The ToString command generates a string from an expression. Is there a
> similar command which generates numbers from strings? What I mean by
> this is: is there a command (let's call it ToNumber) such that
>
> ToNumber["12"]
>
> generates the number 12?
>
> Best regards,
>
> Jose Carlos Santos
>



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