# [racket] Racket Question

 From: Pierpaolo Bernardi (olopierpa at gmail.com) Date: Fri Mar 30 08:59:16 EDT 2012 Previous message: [racket] Racket Question Next message: [racket] Racket Question Messages sorted by: [date] [thread] [subject] [author]

```On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 07:03, Brandon T <btippings at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi i have a question that i could not find an answer to on your site, not
> could i find an answer on stack overload. By default, racket prints the
> first 25 digits of a irrational fraction. i.e.
>
>>1/998
> 0.0010020040080160320641282...
>
> where ones that have more than 25 recurring digits have the ellipses
> following the number.
> My question is: is there any way to print more digits by default instead of
> 25? I am scanning through a list of 1000 numbers and really do not want to
> click on every number individually to continue expanding it.

Can you explain what you need this for?

Would a function like this one serve your purpose?

> (write-expansion 1/2)
0.5(0)
> (write-expansion 1/3)
0.(3)
> (write-expansion 1/998)
0.0(010020040080160320641282565130260521042084168336673346693386773547094188376753507014028056112224448897795591182364729458917835671342685370741482965931863727454909819639278557114228456913827655310621242484969939879759519038076152304609218436873747494989979959919839679358717434869739478957915831663326653306613226452905811623246492985971943887775551102204408817635270541082164328657314629258517034068136272545090180360721442885771543086172344689378757515030060120240480961923847695390781563126252505)
>

```

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