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2.3.2 Constructing Numbers from Tokens

A real is constructed directly from a corresponding numeric token; see Figure 2.3.1 Numbers as Tokens.

A complex is notated as a #C (or #c) followed by a list of two reals; see Section Sharpsign C.

The reader macros #B, #O, #X, and #R may also be useful in controlling the input radix in which rationals are parsed; see Section Sharpsign B, Section Sharpsign O, Section Sharpsign X, and Section Sharpsign R.

This section summarizes the full syntax for numbers.  Syntax of a Rational  Syntax of a Float  Syntax of a Complex

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