Limit doesn't work properly

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg13184] Limit doesn't work properly*From*: Alexander Kricke <kricke at student.uni-kassel.de>*Date*: Mon, 13 Jul 1998 07:42:32 -0400*Organization*: Universität Kassel*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hello, Mathematica doesn't find the correct result as a number (1/e) of the following sequence: a[v_]:=v!/v^v; N[Limit[a[v+1]/a[v],v->Identity]; What is the reason for this circumstance ?? Greetings from Germany Alex

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: Limit doesn't work properly***From:*Daniel Lichtblau <danl>