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Mistakes: Where is Mathematica's or my mistake

Posted 10 years ago
POSTED BY: Peter Quedens
Posted 10 years ago

This is a good opportunity to teach your students about how numbers (real and integer) are stored in a computer and displayed on the screen. The function RealDigits will be helpful:

RealDigits[Log[10^3]/Log[10] + 1.]
RealDigits[N[Log[10^3]/Log[10] + 1., 20]]
POSTED BY: Jim Baldwin
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