## Somehow unrelated but related...somehow

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mcc
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### Somehow unrelated but related...somehow

Hi,

998001
1/x

And then
<YELLOW> SHOW

...and (if wanted) watch this afterwards:

Have fun!
Cheers!
Meino
Last edited by mcc on Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:08 pm, edited 1 time in total.
DM 42 - SN: 00373, Firmware v.:3.11. / 3.11. as compiled by SwissMicros

rprosperi
Posts: 382
Joined: Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:48 pm
Location: New York

### Re: Somehow unrelated but related...somehow

mcc wrote:
Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:57 pm
Hi,

998001
1/x
You should probably advise to set FIX 09 / Eng 09 / Sci 09 first. For example the result in Fix 02 is not too interesting.
--bob p

DM42: β00071 & 00282

mcc
Posts: 186
Joined: Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:10 am

### Re: Somehow unrelated but related...somehow

Hi,

ok
I edited my previous post accordingly...

Cheers
Meino
DM 42 - SN: 00373, Firmware v.:3.11. / 3.11. as compiled by SwissMicros

DA74254
Posts: 41
Joined: Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:20 pm
Location: Norway/Latvia

### Re: Somehow unrelated but related...somehow

That's the fun with 9's
If you do 1/99^2 you get all numbers from 00 to 99, exept 98 after the decimal point.
1/999^2 (1/998001), you get your result
1/9999^2 (1/99980001) and its 0000-9999 except 9998 after decimal point.
And so on..

I use Maxima with bfloat command (bigfloat or large floating point) and 1024 decimal "precision" to get those numbers and I've seen that this amazing phenomena occurs with all 1/9...9^2 calculations.

http://maxima.sourceforge.net/
Esben
DM42 SN: 00245