numerical answer required for sumation

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john birt
john birt 2011년 3월 2일
a very basic question, say i use
symsum(((-1)^(sym('k')-1))*(sin(sym('k'))), k, 0, 12)
I just get
sin(311/250) - sin(311/125) - sin(311/625) - sin(622/625) - sin(933/625) + sin(311/1250) - sin(1244/625) + sin(933/1250) - sin(1866/625) + sin(2177/1250) + sin(2799/1250) + sin(3421/1250)
but i want a single numeric value (like 0.2354 or whatever) not this expanded string of sin's. I dont want like 0.254 +0.056 +0.214 etc I just want a single value.
Ive tried searching on google but i have the normal problem of not knowing what the keyword is to search for.

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson 2011년 3월 2일
You can apply double() to a symbolic expression to get back the Matlab double precision number that is equivalent.
If you want the result to be a symbolic number instead, such as if you need to evaluate to more decimal places, then use vpa() on the symbolic expression.

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Paulo Silva
Paulo Silva 2011년 3월 2일

Paulo Silva
Paulo Silva 2011년 3월 2일
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Sean de Wolski
Sean de Wolski 2011년 3월 2일
No reason for eval

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