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Re: MaxValue

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  • Subject: [mg99097] Re: MaxValue
  • From: BG <galt32 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 01:14:48 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gt0s37$edh$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Apr 26, 8:39 am, BG <gal... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Suppose I want to find supremum of {(-1)^n: n is natural}, MaxValue
> just returns the question itself.
> [...]

Thanks to all who replied. Should've tried feeding trig funcs to
MaxValue...and the numerical solutions work as well.
However, is there anything in Mathematica internals that prevents
MaxValue from dealing with "(-x)"? The solutions
I've got are all "work-arounds".

Regards to all.


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