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Re: Bug in Limit

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  • Subject: [mg96459] Re: Bug in Limit
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.com>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 03:07:48 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gn3bst$q2f$1@smc.vnet.net>


Hi,

consider the somewhat easier to interpret limit:

Limit[(1/n (-1)^(1/n)) / (1+1/n (-1)^(1/n)),{n->0}]

then Limit[(-1)^(1/n),n->0] has an absolute value of 1, provided we 

define the limiting process so that it converges. Therefore, the 

original limit should be considered as 1.

Therefore, I think this is a bug you should report to Wolfram.

regards, Daniel



azzteke wrote:

> In both V6 and V7 Limit[((-1)^n*n)/((-1)^n*n + 1), n -> Infinity]

> gives 0 instead of 1.

> Any idea?

> 

> Thanks

> Klaus

> 




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