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Re: Mathematica bugs?


Yaroslav Bulatov wrote:
> When I run the following line
> x = Pi/4; For[i = 0, i < 56, i += 1, x = 2*Abs[x - 1/2]]; N[x]
> I get
> 3.
> 
> But x should always stay between 0 and 1, why do I get 3?

Try this:
For[i=0,i<56,i+=1,x=2*Abs[x-1/2];Print[N[x]]]
and the problem is fairly obvious

john2


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