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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)
  • References: <gugars$ekm$1@smc.vnet.net>

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.



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