Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums / MathGroup Archive
-----

MathGroup Archive 2009

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: Issue with Sum Version7

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg95639] Re: Issue with Sum Version7
  • From: lehin.p at gmail.com
  • Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 05:08:49 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gl9nan$b2k$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Jan 22, 15:03, bghek... 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
>
> Brian

I confirm this on v.7:

In[1]:= Sum[i, {i, 0, 100000, .1}]
Out[1]= Sum[i, {i, 0, 100000, 0.1}]

But in v. 5.2 it is OK:

In[1]:=
Sum[i,{i,0,100000,.1}]
Out[1]=
\!\(5.000005`*^10\)


  • Prev by Date: Re: Issue with Sum Version7
  • Next by Date: Re: Issue with Sum Version7
  • Previous by thread: Re: Issue with Sum Version7
  • Next by thread: Re: Issue with Sum Version7