Re: Precision of calculations

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg109449] Re: Precision of calculations*From*: Christoph Lhotka <christoph.lhotka at univie.ac.at>*Date*: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 07:50:55 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <201004270804.EAA20235@smc.vnet.net>

Hello, you will find the awnser by looking on $MachinePrecision..chr On 27/04/2010 10:04, Jim Lambaugh wrote: > Hi guys > > When I write numbers in my code, I do it as (e.g.) > > 1.0 > 1000.0 > Pi //N > etc... > > Is it correct to say that my calculations are done with machine- > precision, i.e. with rougly 16 digit precision? > > Regards, > Jim. > > >

**References**:**Precision of calculations***From:*Jim Lambaugh <lambaugh@gmail.com>