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Re: Floating-Point Computing

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  • Subject: [mg93941] Re: Floating-Point Computing
  • From: magma <maderri2 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2008 04:30:37 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <ggofnk$rsh$1@smc.vnet.net>

No problem:

Sum[Sqrt[n], {n, 1, 1000000000}] // N[#, 30] &

or

NSum[Sqrt[n], {n, 1, 1000000000}, WorkingPrecision -> 30]

the result is instantaneous.



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