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Re: Limits

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  • Subject: [mg46490] Re: [mg46475] Limits
  • From: "Ravinder Kumar B." <ravi at crest.ernet.in>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 06:53:38 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Try this:
<< NumericalMath`NLimit`
N[Limit[Exp[n]/n^3, n->Infinity]]

I think mathematica outputs the expression as it is if the limit value of
the expression is not finite. N prceeding the limit will force mathematica
to show numerical value. May be there is a better explanation to it that
experts can clarify!



On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, Ronny Mandal wrote:

> Hi!
>
> I am trying to find the limit of the following expression :
>
> (E^n / n^3), n is growing to pos. infinity. But Mathematica 4.2 only
> yield the expression in return! And it shipped with no comprehensive
> doc, since it is a student version.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> Thanks.
>

-- 
    Regards,                                   Feb 20
    Ravi



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