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Old 2020-01-27, 02:06   #23
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This must be an expression calculator. I found a few online but none could return a value of any size.
PARI/GP is a programmable calculator. Its official website is
https://pari.math.u-bordeaux.fr/
and we have a subforum here devoted to it (a good place to ask questions). You can use it online but it's designed to run on your computer in Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.
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Old 2020-01-28, 13:55   #24
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Using 2 + floor is equivalent to using 1 + ceiling, no?
No. If N = integer, then floor(N) = ceiling(N) = N.
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Old 2020-01-28, 15:43   #25
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No. If N = integer, then floor(N) = ceiling(N) = N.
Thanks- but in the case that was being discussed, I didn't think it was possible for N to be an integer.
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