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Re: What is $MaxNumber on a 64 bit Computer?

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  • Subject: [mg80872] Re: What is $MaxNumber on a 64 bit Computer?
  • From: Antti Penttilä@smc.vnet.net
  • Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 06:37:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: University of Helsinki
  • References: <fbj22k$n53$1@smc.vnet.net>

Ted Ersek wrote:
> On my 32 bit PC $MaxNumber = 1.440397193981*^323228010
> I wanted to know if any version has a larger $MaxNumber, and I suppose 
> if any computer does it would be a 64 bit machine.
> 

On Win XP 64-bit with Mathematica v6.0 and with v5.2 it seems to be 
2.093117322269914*10^646456781.

Antti


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