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.

Details

  • The mantissa always lies between and or and .
  • MantissaExponent works with exact as well as approximate numeric quantities.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

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Properties & Relations  (3)

See Also

RealExponent  Log10  RealDigits  IntegerExponent  IntegerLength

Tutorials

Introduced in 1991
(2.0)
| Updated in 1999
(4.0)