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Re: Re: bug in Mathematica 3.0 ?

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  • Subject: [mg7261] Re: [mg7239] Re: [mg7213] bug in Mathematica 3.0 ?
  • From: "w.meeussen" <w.meeussen.vdmcc at vandemoortele.be>
  • Date: Tue, 20 May 1997 02:58:59 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

At 19:13 17-05-97 -0400, seanross at worldnet.att.net wrote:
>ASU_FS wrote:
>> 
>> I'm using Mathematica ver: 3.0 for Win95 on a Pentium machine.
>> I typed in the following test:
>> Timing[Prime{123456789]].
>> I get the following error:
>> MathKernel
>> This program has performed an illegal operation.....
>> The details:
>> MathKernel caused a divide error in module MathDll.dll at 0137:0072843e
>> 
>> The same test on a 486 and Mathematica 2 on Windows 3.1 works well, and
>> also on a SGI with Mathematica ver: 3.0.
>> 
>> Do other people have the same problem ? If so is there a fix to it.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> R. Wathelet.
>
>I tried it on my win95 pentium and got the same message you did.  I did
>fix the code so it read Timing[Prime[123456789]].
>
>
In[37]:=
Timing[Prime[12345]]
Out[37]=
{0.06 Second,132241}
In[38]:=
Timing[Prime[123456]]
Out[38]=
{0.11 Second,1632899}
In[39]:=
Timing[Prime[1234567]]
Out[39]=
{0.71 Second,19394489}
In[40]:=
Timing[Prime[12345678]]
Out[40]=
{1.64 Second,224284387}
In[41]:=
Timing[Prime[123456789]]
        Kernel made invalid operation ...

you'r right !!


Dr. Wouter L. J. MEEUSSEN
eu000949 at pophost.eunet.be
w.meeussen.vdmcc at vandemoortele.be



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