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Re: How to find the Max of a Piecewise function


Why do you write a doubly nested expression, not obtain the result you 
expect, and then fail to look at what the intermediate results are?

Either give f the Listable Attribute, or Map f onto the list generated by 
Range. As defined by you f does not work with a List as an argument

-- 
David Park
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"Aaron Fude" <aaronfude at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:g4vk81$9pv$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Hi,
>
> If f is deined according to
>
> f[x_] := Piecewise[{{1, x < 1}, {2, x > 1}}]
>
> then
>
> Max[f[Range[0, 1, .001]]]
>
> does not yield the desired result. What's the proper way to approach
> this?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Aaron
> 



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