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Why doesn't Sage return `True` for `e < 3`?

asked 2021-01-31 22:11:52 +0200

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updated 2021-02-01 02:23:22 +0200

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I would like to know why Sage does not return True if I type e < 3 or False for pi > 4. Is there a way to have that as output?

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answered 2021-02-01 00:13:08 +0200

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You have to enforce the check of the inequality by asking for a Boolean:

sage: bool(e<3)                                                                                    
True
sage: bool(pi>4)                                                                                   
False
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