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Re: Displaying Real Numbers

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  • Subject: [mg85344] Re: Displaying Real Numbers
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 04:39:19 -0500 (EST)
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Hi Lea,

you could e.g. try:

AccountingForm[173845955435493737/50000 // N, {15, 5}]

hope this helps, Daniel



Lea Rebanks wrote:

> Hi All,

> 

> Here's a really simple question

> 

> I have the output.

> 

> 173845955435493737/50000 

> 

> I am trying to display this number as a real number showing decimals.

> But I don't want to see the output as a fraction or scientific 

> notation.

> 

> N[173845955435493737/50000,20]

> 3.4769191087098747400=D71012

> 

> The number should look something like  =933476919108709.87474=94

> 

> 

> IntegerPart[173845955435493737/50000]

> 3476919108709

> FractionalPart[173845955435493737/50000]//N

> 0.87474

> 

> Any help or advice gratefully received.

> 

> Best Regards - Lea Rebanks...

> 

> 




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