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## Re: Some more decimals

**From**: |
Etienne Grossmann |

**Subject**: |
Re: Some more decimals |

**Date**: |
Fri, 14 Feb 2003 07:54:56 +0000 |

**User-agent**: |
Mutt/1.3.28i |

Hello,
On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 04:25:45PM +0100, Ricardo Cervera wrote:
# Hello.
#
# I study in a secondary school (my last year) in Spain and I've
# discovered Octave. I like it but sometimes find the manual too advanced
# for simple purposes, and can't get how to do them.
#
# My first doubt, I would need to get more decimals when I use fsolve,
# because I only get five. Could you help me?
More decimals, like the number of *displayed* digits, or the actual
precision i.e. |computed_sol - true_sol| < 1e-5? For the later,
fsolve_option ("tolerance",tol) should help you.
# At last, I'm thinking in writing a document in order to help people
# like me to get using Octave soon, explaining things at a more basic
# level. If I do, would you help me?
Send us the drafts (or links to the drafts).
Cheers,
Etienne
# Thanks.
#
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