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Re: What is $MaxNumber on a 64 bit Computer?
Oops. Sorry, all --- my computer (it's new! I didn't even know it) is actually a 64-bit one. Apologies for that mistaken post. On Tuesday 04 September 2007 10:01:12 Curtis Osterhoudt wrote: > My PC is 32-bit too ("6.0 for Linux x86 (32-bit) (June 19, 2007)") but > > In:= $MaxNumber > > Out= 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 ==========================================================