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Re: FullSimplify again ...

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg59168] Re: FullSimplify again ...
  • From: "Scout" <not at nothing.net>
  • Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2005 01:30:41 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <dcf3d4$lgl$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

> Hello.
> I happened to type the following lines:
>
        Hi,

> In[15]:= f=FullSimplify[Product[(5-i)/5,{i,1,n}]]
> Out[15]= 0
>
        That isn't correct... the output is:
                (-1/5)^n Pochhammer[-4,n]

> In[17]:= Product[(5-i)/5,{i,1,n}]/.(n->4)
> Out[17]= 24/625
>

        True

> Greetings,
>   Detlef
>

        ~ Scout~ 


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