Moving the decimal point

asked 2013-11-29 09:56:18 -0500

david8381 gravatar image

I would like to have my answer expressed not in scientific notation... how would I do this? For example, instead of reporting 2.12345e5, I just want 212345

Thanks!

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Can you show an example?

Luca gravatar imageLuca ( 2013-11-29 11:31:33 -0500 )edit

You should be more precise, in you case, Sage does what you want: sage: 2.12345e5 212345.000000000

tmonteil gravatar imagetmonteil ( 2013-11-29 23:19:41 -0500 )edit

Though perhaps some function does report it this way? Sometimes graphics have this, for instance.

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2013-11-30 14:18:52 -0500 )edit