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Re: Limit of list

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  • Subject: [mg57486] Re: [mg57452] Limit of list
  • From: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at>
  • Date: Sun, 29 May 2005 01:03:49 -0400 (EDT)
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  • Reply-to: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at>
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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> 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

Chris Chiasson
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