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Re: Min function returns Min[2.05875,] instead of just 2.05875

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  • Subject: [mg100378] Re: Min function returns Min[2.05875,] instead of just 2.05875
  • From: "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 06:44:02 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <h00d38$pkq$1@smc.vnet.net>

This is precisely the result you get if one of the matrix entries
contains an empty string (""). I'd check my data for this if I were
you.

Cheers -- Sjoerd

On Jun 1, 1:12 pm, dg <davide.guari... at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have an matrix "data" with 17x248 real numbers.
>
> When I enter  Min[data], I get
> Min[2.05875, ] as a result, instead of just the number 2.05875.
>
> This is Mathematica 7.0.1 on Mac OS X.
>
> Why?
>
> How can I get just the number from the result?
>
> TIA



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