Sym

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john
john on 1 Mar 2012
Hi,
how can I change format of sym number? For example:
a=sym(2.34353453465464);
b=sym(4.6546455789879324352);
format short
c=a*b
Format short doesn't work.
Thanks
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Sean de Wolski
Sean de Wolski on 1 Mar 2012
also note, b is converted to double before sym and some precision is lost

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Andrew Newell
Andrew Newell on 1 Mar 2012
Use vpa, e.g.,
c = vpa(a*b,4)
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Andrew Newell
Andrew Newell on 6 Mar 2012
I was using the Maple Toolbox.

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