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Re: Puzzled by IntegerPart

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  • Subject: [mg114710] Re: Puzzled by IntegerPart
  • From: Albert Retey <awnl at>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 06:34:45 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <ie28rd$mja$>


> Round and Rational have solved the problem. But I am curious, why do
> the phantom decimals not show with N?
> N[100*1.15, 20]
> 115.

N has no influence on the formatting but is used to convert to floating
point numbers. What you want is either of these:





PS: Does anyone understand why

NumberForm[100*1.15, 20]

will be shown as 115. ? Is this really the intended behavior?

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