Re: wierd Log[0] *0 result

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg9055] Re: [mg9022] wierd Log[0] *0 result*From*: jpk at max.mpae.gwdg.de*Date*: Thu, 9 Oct 1997 01:42:34 -0400*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Patrick, my Mma 3.0.1 say x*Log[x] /. x->0 Indeterminate thats because x*Log[x]== Log[x^x] and x^x /. x->0== 0^0 is indeterminate but if You do Limit[x*Log[x] , x->0] 0 You get the desired result. Hope that helps Jens > Hello mma users, > > I have a quick question on the following computation: > > the natural log of 0 times 0 writen Log[0]*0 > > > > Should that not be 0 ? > > mma is returning an Indeterminate result > > Can somebody please help me understand this computation. > > > > Many Thanks > > -patrick >