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Guess symbolic expressions from decimals

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A command-line wrapper around mpmath's identify.

You come across the number 0.866025. It looks vaguely familiar but you can't quite point your finger at it? Then identinum is for you.

identinum is a small command-line utility that "de-decimalizes" decimal numbers into approximate rational expressions (with some basic functions).

$ identinum 0.4285714285
3/7   -7.14285297576112E-11
$ identinum 0.866025403
sqrt(3)/2   -7.84438675343059E-10


identinum is available from the Python Package Index, so simply do

pip install identinum


To run the identinum unit tests, check out this repository and type



identinum is published under the MIT license.

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