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Re: Limit Question

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg47204] Re: Limit Question
  • From: drbob at bigfoot.com (Bobby R. Treat)
  • Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 04:02:00 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <c48r0n$lq6$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

The "why" is beyond me, but...

int[x_] = Integrate[(2.3*x^2)/
    (-8 + x^3)^0.37, x]
1.2169312169312168*
  (-8. + x^3)^(63/100)

Limit[int[6.5] - int[t], t -> 2, 
  Direction -> -1]
41.07556812535198

Bobby

Ray <rayfg at optonline.net> wrote in message news:<c48r0n$lq6$1 at smc.vnet.net>...
> Any idea why version 4.2 quickly does the following problem but 5.0.1 
> seems not to be able to ( I aborted after about a minute)?
> 
> Limit[Integrate[2.3x^2/((x^3-8)^.37),{x,t,6.5}],t->2,Direction->-1]
> 
> I just noticed this when I was trying some class notes from last 
> semester in version 5.0.1.


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