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exact(value)

 

IF POSSIBLE, the result will be rendered as an exact value - either a rational or a surd.

 

exact(1/2+1/3) = 5/6

exact(5sr8/4*3sr12/6) = 5sr6/2

 

Surds are always shown in the numerator. On the Global Parameters dialog, you can choose to show only prime surds.

 

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With prime surds turned on

 

exact(5sr8/4*3sr12/6) = 5sr2sr3/2