MantissaExponent

MantissaExponent[x]
gives a list containing the mantissa and exponent of a number x.

MantissaExponent[x,b]
gives the baseb mantissa and exponent of x.

DetailsDetails

  • The mantissa always lies between and or and .
  • MantissaExponent works with exact as well as approximate numeric quantities.
Introduced in 1991
(2.0)
| Updated in 1999
(4.0)