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Re: infinities reformulated
| Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 15:16:37 +0800
| From: "Chongkai Zhu" <mathematica@xxxxxxxxx>
| I mentioned Mathematica, only for the "inexact number" part of it,
| not the "symbolic manipluation" part of it. For example, if you
| want to save the square root of 2 as an inexact number, you can
| the precision or the inexact number v1 is 4 (decimal digits);
| but you can also write
| and v2 will get precision 100 (all these digits are saved into memory).
So in a Scheme implementation which has "arbitrarily big" precision,
how many digits is (sqrt 2)? How many digits is (sin 7/5)?