Re: Limit bug in Calculus\Limit ???

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg8554] Re: [mg8488] Limit bug in Calculus\Limit ???*From*: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>*Date*: Sat, 6 Sep 1997 23:16:20 -0400*Organization*: University of Western Australia*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

David Withoff wrote: > Actually, since this limit depends on direction, both answers > are arguably correct. > > In[1]:= Limit[E^(2/y), y -> 0, Direction -> 1] > > Out[1]= 0 > > In[2]:= Limit[E^(2/y), y -> 0, Direction -> -1] > > Out[2]= Infinity However, after loading In[1]:= <<"Calculus`Limit`" you find In[2]:= Limit[E^(2/y), y -> 0, Direction -> -1] Out[2]= 0 which is arguably incorrect? Cheers, Paul ____________________________________________________________________ Paul Abbott Phone: +61-8-9380-2734 Department of Physics Fax: +61-8-9380-1014 The University of Western Australia Nedlands WA 6907 mailto:paul at physics.uwa.edu.au AUSTRALIA http://www.pd.uwa.edu.au/Paul God IS a weakly left-handed dice player ____________________________________________________________________