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Re: Fixed Point functions

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  • Subject: [mg3247] Re: Fixed Point functions
  • From: wagner at bullwinkle.cs.Colorado.EDU (Dave Wagner)
  • Date: Tue, 20 Feb 1996 03:23:19 -0500
  • Organization: University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In article <4g5814$g5d at>,
Jonathan Lee  <bobjon at> wrote:
>Is there a way to get the same effect as Length[FixedPointList[f, x, n]] 
>with FixedPoint. Or perhaps just a better way with FixedPointList or 
>something else? Any help appreciated

Try this:

    c = 0; FixedPoint[(c++; (#+2/#)/2)&, 1.] 


		Dave Wagner
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