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  • Subject: [mg21147] Re: [mg21039] question
  • From: "Tomas Garza" <tgarza at>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Dec 1999 01:21:50 -0500 (EST)
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Alexandru Tintea [alext at] wrote:

> In Mathematica Version 2.2. I can't write_and_evaluate 
> Cos[2]*Sin[3] because
> I receive a simple result: Cos[2]*Sin[3]
> If I write Cos[0.2]*Sin[3.3] I receive a numeric result: 0.05756;
> If I write Evaluate[Cos[0.2]]*Evaluate[Sin[3.3]] I receive a 
> numeric result:
> 0.05756;
> If I write Evaluate[Cos[2]]*Evaluate[Sin[3]] I receive a literal result:
> Evaluate[Cos[2]]*Evaluate[Sin[3]]
> I set the path in the "init.m" file and I receive the same answers.
> What can I do?

Try writing a decimal point after any of the arguments:



Cos[2]*Sin[3] // N

Tomas Garza
Mexico City

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