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Octave: Precise value in Decimal or Continuous Fraction for 729 / 4^3 [closed]

Octave: Precise value in Decimal or Continuous Fraction for 729 / 4^3 [closed]

I get the approximation:

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"Update:

octave:1> 729/4^3
ans = 11.391
octave:2> format long
octave:3> 729/4^3
ans = 11.3906250000000
octave:4>

Have you tried the ""format long"" command?

I'm installing octave right now. I used to use it and Matlab while I was in college."