# Simple alternative to N[x]

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 S M Blinder 1 Vote A fast way to get an exact fraction into its real-number equivalent is to multiply by 1.0 (or just 1.)Example: In[1]:= x = 355/113 Out[1]= 355/113 In[2]:= 1.0 x Out[2]= 3.14159 In[3]:= N[x] Out[3]= 3.14159 
 And if you want it to a certain number of digits, you can use something like 120 Pi `