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Re: Pi is not a real number?

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  • Subject: [mg86634] Re: Pi is not a real number?
  • From: brtubb at
  • Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 17:43:44 -0500 (EST)
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Please somewhat disregard my previous reply <g>, the restrictions on
the LENGTH of RealDigits' results are actually not greater than 16
before "Indeterminate" status results are returned. In the "extreme"
case of using such a value as 10^9, I gets

General::ovfl: Overflow occurred in computation. >>

No more memory available.
Mathematica kernel has shut down.
Try quitting other applications and then retry.

Benjamin Tubb

On Mar 15, 3:12=A0am, Sebastian Meznaric <mezna... at> wrote:
> Try this in Mathematica
> RealDigits[\[Pi], 10, 3, -10^9]
> The answer you get:
> RealDigits::realx: The value \[Pi] is not a real number. >>
> I am using 6.0.0.

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