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"Julio Gonzalez" <julio@part-time-scientists.com> wrote in message <j7sh2e$q77$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>...
> I am trying to get a while loop to work. I have an integer T, that I converted to double using the function double. But when I print the value of double T, it shows T as an integer and not as a double. Therefore my loop fails. This is the code:
> 
> Ti=2
> T = double(T);
> to= 0.0000;
> 
> while (T<=to) 
>     to = to+0.1;
>     %some code here.....
> end
> 
> the loop end at to=2.0000; it should end at 2.1000
> 
> Is there any other way to fix this problems besides T=2*(1+eps)?
> 
> Regards
> 
> Julio
> University of Liverpool

Julio,

T is a double already. I think your example is supposed to look like this:

T=2
to= 0.0000;

while (to<=T) 
    to = to+0.1
    %some code here.....
end

The loop stops when to = 2. What are you trying to do?

ScottB