Re: How do you get Mathematica to evaluate "Floor" to give a number?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg109028] Re: How do you get Mathematica to evaluate "Floor" to give a number?*From*: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>*Date*: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 04:30:09 -0400 (EDT)

On 4/10/10 at 6:55 AM, ertlejack at sbcglobal.net (John Ertle Jr.) wrote: >In[1]:= J = 367*y + Floor (7*(y + Floor ((m + 9)/12))/4) + Floor >(275*m/9) + da + 1721013.5 >Out[1]:= 2.44254*10^6 + (2200 Floor)/9 + 7/4 Floor (1966 + (17 >Floor)/12) >How do you get Mathematica to evaluate "Floor" to give a number? How about reading the documentation? A fundamental aspect of using Mathematica is to understand the difference between square brackets "[","]" and parenthesis "(",")". You will find it very difficult to get useful results with Mathematica until you understand this very fundamental difference.