Re: Bug in Mathematica ?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg60784] Re: Bug in Mathematica ?*From*: Peter Pein <petsie at dordos.net>*Date*: Thu, 29 Sep 2005 05:40:53 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <dhdbeu$8fk$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Bidule schrieb: > Hi, > > I've computed the following two expressions: > > Integrate[Max[x, y], {x, 0, 1}, {y, 0, 1}] > NIntegrate[Max[x, y], {x, 0, 1}, {y, 0, 1}] > > which result in very different numbers. When I calculate the integral by > hand I get (2/3). > > Any thoughts ? I guess by now it's probably a known bug. (or maybe even > a 'feature'). > > B. > ??????????? Hi, of course In[1]:= Integrate[Max[x,y],{x,0,1},{y,0,1}] NIntegrate[Max[x,y],{x,0,1},{y,0,1}] Out[1]= 2/3 Out[2]= 0.666667 look different but the latter is N[2/3] confused greetings, Peter