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Re: Limit of list

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg57527] Re: Limit of list
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
  • Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 04:59:40 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <d79ejm$lb1$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <d79ejm$lb1$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 Guy Israeli <guyi1 at netvision.net.il> wrote:

> 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

Try SequenceLimit:

  SequenceLimit[{1,2,5,6,8,9,10,11,10,11,12,11,12}]

Also, if your list is entering a cycle there have been previous 
MathGroup postings on methods for detecting cycles.

Cheers,
Paul

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