# [Maxima] how to have maxima simply print out the numerical result of a fraction with a given number of decimals

Julien Martin balteo at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 11:47:35 CDT 2009

```Hello,

I have the following result in maxima:

[f[9,1]=252579733984735426376574481521[47
digits]378387682413702310286416708245/566475308550061162716947573847[45
digits]773740127237439923328368742991,f[9,2]=175703475485725356281469515155[43
digits]820986456392040553920256011725/443841815051368144415065089593[41
digits]014242242429463091743581318557,
f[9,3]=150712685609349796599408049191[46
digits]956333419191027921406085519645/435750237346200894397651979882[44
digits]674903086710572301794489903307,f[9,4]=304732391019938968564161363846[46
digits]880727848246409836480595509935/102995510645465665948535922517[45
digits]595225477679534531514248862362,f[9,5]=
449981422940334018594339004234[47
digits]300033314490575270597140460255/183015099685404375647013831550[46
digits]345929641844036675368575938894,f[9,6]=332887119279974696608814804907[47
digits]945260331637923312861819900000/169942592565018348815084272154[46
digits]321220381712319769985106228973,f[9,7]=
676398964707785358322203788719[46
digits]493490509587282530379457388875/463479797904595496768411651329[45
digits]178514649557905391814119880629,f[9,8]=397067274285175422784973223068[45
digits]583985846088043297740534858625/412816014327979794692512401994[44
digits]428855555831068496436885171554,f[9,9]=
388768512311966660292701783529[45
digits]709818817174808062141732298005/825632028655959589385024803988[44
digits]857711111662136992873770343108]

I would like for maxima to give me the numerical result i.e. not a fraction
and furthermore I would like to specify the number of decimal I want.

Any clue welcome.

Julien.
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