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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


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