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Re: Min[], Max[]


I presume it is to ensure that the empty list doesn't impose any constraint
on deciding the value returned by Min or Max.

Steve Luttrell
West Malvern, UK

"Frank Brand" <fank.brand at t-online.de> wrote in message
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> Dear newsgroup members,
>
> can anyone explain me what´s the sense in the definition of
>
> Min[{}]= Infinity and Max[{}]= -Infinity
>
> Thanks in advance
> Frank
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