Re: Precision of a number raised to a power

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg73546] Re: Precision of a number raised to a power*From*: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 01:55:22 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Uni Leipzig*References*: <erelt5$7np$1@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de

Hi, Table[Precision[(2.0`18)^i], {i, 1, 10}] Regards Jens Sonya wrote: > Hallo > I am new to Mathematica and I am thankful to any help regarding the following. > If I have something like a^b . The a is any arbitrary decimal number (let us say of precision double) the b are numbers from 1-10 (exact numbers without a point). > What will be the precision of the above expression after raising a to the powers from 1-10. > > Many thanks in advance > Sonya >