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Re: Limit doesn't work properly

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  • Subject: [mg13249] Re: [mg13184] Limit doesn't work properly
  • From: Carl Woll <carlw at fermi.phys.washington.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 03:17:44 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

Try either

Limit[FullSimplify[a[v+1]/a[v]],v->Infinity]

or

<<Calculus`Limit`
Limit[a[v+1]/a[v],v->Infinity]

Carl Woll
Dept of Physics
U of Washington

On Mon, 13 Jul 1998, Alexander Kricke wrote:

> 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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