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

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  • Subject: [mg80874] Re: What is $MaxNumber on a 64 bit Computer?
  • From: David Bailey <dave at Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 06:38:15 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <fbj22k$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.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
>        Ted Ersek
> 
> 
Here is the number that I get from 64-bit Linux:

2.09311732226991365866275244680916044236`15.954589770191005*^646456781

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk


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