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Yukterez
06/12/12 11:14am

(* I define *)

v = N[0.99999999999999999999, 100];
a = N[1, 100];

(* and evaluate for *)

x = N[a - v^2, 100]

(*
and I get the Output 0.10⁻⁰
or when I copy and paste it:
0``19.69897000433602
what did I do wrong ? The Output should be
2.10⁻⁰ like Mupad, Maple and SMC show:
http://img29.imageshack.us/img29/8209/errorfx.png
*)

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Precision Error Yukterez 06/12/12 11:14am
Re: Precision Error jf 06/12/12 9:25pm
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