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Re: 80 bit floating point math

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  • Subject: [mg4544] Re: 80 bit floating point math
  • From: Doug S Webb <weq at>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Aug 1996 04:17:50 -0400
  • Organization: Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN
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 Dont know if this is what you want or not, but...
If you do N[abc, 100] Mathematica will evaluate abc to 100 decimal
places. You may be able to adjust the 'abc' and '100' to get your 80 bit
 Doug Webb                          
 Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
 weq at                 
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