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Product and Summation sign

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg66788] Product and Summation sign
  • From: actuary at mchsi.com
  • Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 05:48:50 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

While a Mathematica user for some time,  use has been limited to number
crunching and not symbolic manipulations.  I started to remedy this
over the weekend.

I entered Sum[x[i],{i,1,50}] expecting to see a response with Summation
sign.  Instead the output was x[1}+x[2]+x[3]+.....

What do I need to do to get output that includes the Summation sign?
StandardForm was checked.

Thanks.

Larry


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