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Re: Issue with Sum Version7

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  • Subject: [mg95624] Re: Issue with Sum Version7
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 05:06:05 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <gl9nan$b2k$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <gl9nan$b2k$1 at smc.vnet.net>, bghekaya at gmail.com wrote:

> Anyone seen this:
> 
> 
> In[120]:=
> Sum[i, {i, 0, 99999, .1}]
> 
> Out[120]= 4.99991*10^10
> 
> In[121]:=
> Sum[i, {i, 0, 100000, .1}]
> 
> Out[121]= Sum[i, {i, 0, 100000, 0.1}]
> 
> On Mac OS X 10.5.6

No, though I am not sure what the question was...

In[1]:= Sum[i, {i, 0, 99999, .1}]

Out[1]= 4.99991*10^10

In[2]:= Sum[i, {i, 0, 100000, .1}]

Out[2]= 5.00001*10^10

In[3]:= $Version

Out[3]= "6.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (May 21, 2008)"

Regards,
--Jean-Marc


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