[R] understanding round() behavior
jholtman at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 23:43:18 CEST 2007
'print' by default only prints 7 digits. See below:
> round(a, digits=10)
> print(round(a, digits=10), digits=10)
On 4/24/07, Robert Duval <rduval at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am a little bit puzzled by the way round() works.
> Consider the following code
> > round(a,digits=10)
>  123456.4
> I would expect the outcome to be something like 123456.3678 or
> 123456.368, instead the computer gives me 123456.4 no matter how large
> the digits are.
> Can anybody help me understand what I'm missing here?
> Thanks again for your help.
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