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Re: Issue with Sum Version7

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  • Subject: [mg95647] Re: Issue with Sum Version7
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 05:10:18 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <gl9nan$b2k$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de

Hi,

this is a bug but:

Sum[i, {i, 0, 100000, 1/10}]

may work as well as

Sum[i, {i, 0, 100000, 0.1}] //N

Regards
   Jens

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
> 
> Brian
> 


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