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RE: simple bug about Sum/Product function?

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  • Subject: [mg46729] RE: [mg46709] simple bug about Sum/Product function?
  • From: "MATSUDA Yuko" <matsuda at gsic.titech.ac.jp>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 02:30:38 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I have received the following comment from one of this ML members:

>The proper expression would be
>Sum[1, {i,1000001}]

Yes, this case is good. I understand. But, please check the following
two cases:

1) Product[1, {i, 1000001}]
2) Sum[Print@1; Random[], {i, 1000001}]

Thank you for your help.

Yuko

> -----Original Message-----
> From: MATUDA Yuko [mailto:matsuda.yuko at acm.org] 
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2004 9:10 AM
> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg46729] [mg46709] simple bug about Sum/Product function?
> 
> 
> Hello there,
> 
> Try the following simple expressions in Mathematica(ver5)
> 
> Sum[1, {1000001}]
> Product[1, {1000001}]
> 
> There are no problems in ver 4.2.
> 
> Yuko MATSUDA
> 
> 
> 



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