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

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  • 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.





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