Re: Pi is not a real number?
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- Subject: [mg86632] Re: Pi is not a real number?
- From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
- Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 17:43:21 -0500 (EST)
On 3/15/08 at 3:11 AM, meznaric at gmail.com (Sebastian Meznaric) wrote:
>Try this in Mathematica RealDigits[\[Pi], 10, 3, -10^9]
>The answer you get: RealDigits::realx: The value \[Pi] is not a real
The problem is Pi is a symbol and RealDigits wants a number. Use
N to convert Pi to a number then use RealDigits. Also, the
fourth argument to RealDigits is expected to be an integer. So,
putting this together
In:= RealDigits[N[\[Pi]], 10, 3, -9]
is the result I think you were looking for.
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