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Won't show very small numbers

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Won't show very small numbers

I am working with these things called solubility product constants. They entail working with numbers like 10^-53.

The problem is my version of MathCad (MathCad 14) displays numbers less than some magic number as 0.

And I really need to see the number in exponential notation, no matter how small. If possible.

I went banging around in the manual to find some way to change the default smallest number and came up empty.

I have attached a file as a MathCad 12 .mcd file that illustrates the problem.

Jeff Corkern

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Re: Won't show very small numbers

Change the 0 threshold:

click in an empty space, then Format>Result, select the 0 tolerance tab and change to, say, 307.

Could also define a unit like u=10^-20.

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Re: Won't show very small numbers

Change the 0 threshold:

click in an empty space, then Format>Result, select the 0 tolerance tab and change to, say, 307.

Could also define a unit like u=10^-20.

View solution in original post

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