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Is this a bug?



I would have expected the following:


I am using Mathematica 10.2.0


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    $\begingroup$ What do you see when you simply type 3231.43 and hit enter? It's just the number of displayed digits, the 2 is still there. $\endgroup$ – Jason B. Jan 18 '16 at 15:03
  • $\begingroup$ Jason B, It still seems to be a bug. $\endgroup$ – DavidC Jan 18 '16 at 17:33
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    $\begingroup$ Edit -> Preferences -> Appearance -> Numbers -> Formatting -> "Numbers of digits displayed in output" $\endgroup$ – Coolwater Feb 19 '16 at 19:33

I think this is only a display issue:

If you set


you also get


as a return. However, if you evaluate, say,


the missing digit (2) will appear again. I guess Mathematica only displays five significant figures (per default). Hope this helps.


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