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Re: Infinite precision

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  • Subject: [mg17076] Re: Infinite precision
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 02:32:13 -0400
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <7fbo1f$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Hi Tim,

as long as you give us more information about your problem I can only

"$MaxExtraPrecision gives the maximum number of extra digits of
precision to \
be used in functions such as N."


Tim Bruylants wrote:
> Hi,
> what do I evaluate an expression and make sure all digits I get are correct?
> I need to evaluate an expression with a precision of 20 digits. The problem
> is that I get 20 digits, but the last couple of digits are random (another
> mathematical form of the same formula yields another result).
> Pease respond quickly.
> Tim Bruylants

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