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


My PC is 32-bit too ("6.0 for Linux x86 (32-bit) (June 19, 2007)") but 

In[2]:= $MaxNumber

Out[2]= 1.9202246726923565854204690606`15.954589770191005*^646456887

   Could it be that the exponent is twice yours because this is a 
dual-processor machine? (Makes no sense to me)



On Tuesday 04 September 2007 01:36:36 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



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