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Re: Converting from string to real

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  • Subject: [mg126778] Re: Converting from string to real
  • From: Adriano Pascoletti <adriano.pascoletti at uniud.it>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 05:17:57 -0400 (EDT)
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Internally it is as you like:

In[4]:= InputForm[ToExpression["109266.75"]]
Out[4]//InputForm= 109266.75


Adriano Pascoletti

2012/6/6 fcaleyo <fcaleyo at gmail.com>

> Hi guys, I've got a problem with ToExpression[].
> It seems to round large real numbers off, e.g.
> ToExpression["109266.75"] returns 109267., still a real, yet not exactly
> what the original string meant.
> Any idea to solve this?
> Many thanks
> fcaleyo
>
>


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