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Re: Limits

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg46570] Re: [mg46475] Limits
  • From: Albert Franco <francoatnsuok at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 22:33:57 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The Franco Family
  • References: <200402200529.AAA04190@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: albertm at franco.family.new.net
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Ronnie.  I'm new to Mathematica, so I'm going through all of the 
messages for the past week to learn what I can from experienced people.  
I tried your problem just to see what I could see.

When input a certain way, it returned an answer of Infinity!  (The sign 
for infinity, actually.)  I tried to input the following line exactly as 
it is below.  It simply returned the same thing--as you said.

Limit[e^x/x^3, x->Infinity]

BUT, instead of typing it out the way I had to in this text message, I 
used the template (that has Pi, e, Sqrt symbols, etc on it) to input 
e^x.  When I did this, it returned the correct answer of Infinity.

Albert Franco



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.
>
>
>  
>


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      • From: Ronny Mandal <ronnyma@student.matnat.uio.no>
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