Re: number dot (with space)
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- Subject: [mg99821] Re: number dot (with space)
- From: "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at gmail.com>
- Date: Fri, 15 May 2009 04:20:37 -0400 (EDT)
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The space is just a multiplication just as in x y. So 1. g equals 1 (an approximate numerical result) times g. Cheers -- Sjoerd On May 14, 7:40 am, Emin Gahramanov <emin.gahrama... at deakin.edu.au> wrote: > Hi guys, > sorry for the silly question (I am a Mathematica dummy). I have integrated > out an expression, and I do not know how to interpret the term like this: > (-1. g + r)^4) > What throws me off is "1. g" (g is a parameter), what is that dot after one > and there is also a SPACE after the dot and before "g" symbol. Sometimes I > get smth. like "1. r" what is that supposed to mean? If r=2, then how to > interpret the latter? Is it 1.2?? Or? Thanks.