Re: Limit question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg31489] Re: Limit question*From*: "Steve Luttrell" <luttrell at signal.qinetiq.com>*Date*: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 04:54:28 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Defence Evaluation & Research Agency*References*: <9sb2du$p56$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"Leonard Howell" <lwhowell at knology.net> wrote in message news:9sb2du$p56$1 at smc.vnet.net... > I'm trying to evaluate Limit [Exp[x] * (1/x^2), x-> Infinity] with > Mathematica but can not seem to get the correct answer of Infinity. Next, I > want Limit [Exp[x] /( x!), x-> Infinity] but can't get it either. Can > someone please provide guidance? Exp[x] * (1/x^2) does NOT have a limiting value as x-->Infinity. On the other hand Exp[x] /( x!) does have a limiting value, which can be found as follows: <<NumericalMath`NLimit` NLimit [Exp[x] /( x!), x -> Infinity] See the Help Browser for more information. -- Steve Luttrell QinetiQ Malvern Technology Centre UK