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Re: Repeating decimals

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  • Subject: [mg29213] Re: Repeating decimals
  • From: "Tom Hardy" <tomhardy at COX.RR.COM>
  • Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2001 05:30:47 -0400 (EDT)
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Look at SetPrecision.

"Tom De Vries" <tdevries at> wrote in message
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> Hi again!
> In my previous posting, I had asked some questions about representing
> decimals.  I did a bit more reading and found out about the machine
> precision of real numbers, and that answers a lot of my questions about
> things are represented by Mathematica.
> So here is another question.    Has anyone written a function that will do
> division of two integers to any number of decimal places, where "any" can
> stipulated by the user?
> Tom De Vries

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