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Alan
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unserinterface problems using Mathematica as a calculator
Posted:
Nov 11, 2013 12:05 AM


The example below illustrates why Mathematica's display rules for approximate numbers are very confusing for students. Should this be considered a userinterface bug? If not, why not? In any case, can the default display be changed to something more familiar from spreadsheets and other computing languages? Thanks, Alan Isaac
In[217]:= tv = TimeValue[1, 0.04, 3] tv == 1.124864 tv == 1.12486
Out[217]= 1.12486
Out[218]= True
Out[219]= False



