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

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg80894] Re: [mg80835] What is $MaxNumber on a 64 bit Computer?*From*: Curtis Osterhoudt <cfo at lanl.gov>*Date*: Wed, 5 Sep 2007 02:47:21 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: LANL*References*: <200709040736.DAA23026@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: cfo at lanl.gov

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 -- ========================================================== Curtis Osterhoudt cfo at remove_this.lanl.and_this.gov PGP Key ID: 0x4DCA2A10 Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments See http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/no-word-attachments.html ==========================================================

**References**:**What is $MaxNumber on a 64 bit Computer?***From:*"Ted Ersek" <ted.ersek@tqci.net>