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Re: Limit of list

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg57486] Re: [mg57452] Limit of list
  • From: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 29 May 2005 01:03:49 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200505280939.FAA21723@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>
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You could average the list if the converged part is much longer than
the rest of the list. If your criteria for convergence is, perhaps,
"seven of the last few numbers are within a certain range", then you
can use Take with negative indices to just get the last few items in
the list.

On 5/28/05, Guy Israeli <guyi1 at netvision.net.il> wrote:
> hi,
> 
> Is there a way to find out the convergence point of a list of numbers?
> 
> for example if I have
> 
> {1,2,5,6,8,9,10,11,10,11,12,11,12.. and so on}
> 
> it will give me something around 10-12
> 
> thanks a lot,
> 
> Guy
> 
> 
> 


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