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Bug in Limit Package

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  • Subject: [mg26385] Bug in Limit Package
  • From: Joel Storch <jstorch at>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2000 02:40:14 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

If we attempt to compute

Limit[Erf[a x],x->Infinity]

Mathematica returns the result unevaluated. If the same command is
issued after loading the package Calculus`Limit`, the value 1 is
returned. Clearly, this is correct only if a >0 (for a < 0, the limit is


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