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Re: 1>0 gives False

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  • Subject: [mg73778] Re: 1>0 gives False
  • From: "Sem" <sarner2006-sem at yahoo.it>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 04:32:54 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <es13hf$o75$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi,
curiously I have found that

In[1]:= $Version
Out[1]= "4.0 for Microsoft Windows (April 21, 1999)"

In[2]:= 1`2 > 0
Out[2]= True

but not in Math V.

S.

"dh" <dh at metrohm.ch> ha scritto nel messaggio 
news:es13hf$o75$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>
>
> $Version: 5.1 for Microsoft Windows (October 25, 2004)
>
> Hello,
>
> can anyone explain the following:
>
> 1`2 > 0
>
> False
>
> If we have 3 digits of precision: 1`3 we get the correct result.
>
> Daniel
>
>
> 



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