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Re: How to force numeric output

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  • Subject: [mg115604] Re: How to force numeric output
  • From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2011 05:52:36 -0500 (EST)

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y = 5; x = Floor[Sqrt[y + 1.0]]

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Bobby

On Sat, 15 Jan 2011 03:45:05 -0600, KenR <ramsey2879 at msn.com> wrote:

> I am new to Mathematica and cant seem to get it to give a numeric
> answer to
>
>  input    y = 5; x = floor[sqrt[y+1.0]]; x.
>
> instead of a numeric it gives "out floor[sqrt[6.0]]"
>
> what am I doing wrong?
>
> I have Mathematica 8.0
>
> Thankyou, Kenneth Ramsey
>


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