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Re: true limit of mathematica ? Help me !!!

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  • Subject: [mg60242] Re: true limit of mathematica ? Help me !!!
  • From: Peter Pein <petsie at>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2005 04:53:24 -0400 (EDT)
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LumisROB schrieb:
> During this calculation:
> m= Table[(i-j)+3.*j^-4 +50*I,{I,1,10000},{j,1,10000}];
> Det[m]
> the kernel has jammed and the following message has been visualized
> No more memory available.
> Mathematica kernel has shut down.
> Is it possible to overcome this obstacle?
> The dimension of the in demand memory is not limited from windows xp
> or my hardware-software' configuratiion, in fact such error also
> happens in xp 64 Bit with Mathematica 5.2 (64 Bit) Athlon 64 2 GB Ram.
> Are these problems the true limit of mathematica? 
 Where am I  being wrong?
> Thanks for the help
> Roberto R.
Hi Roberto,

you shouldn't use a constant (I) as iterator (i).

And I guess, the value of this determinant is zero for nxn-matrices with

Peter Pein, Berlin
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