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Re: Re: Re: Combined Set, SetDelayed

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  • Subject: [mg100880] Re: [mg100836] Re: [mg100829] Re: Combined Set, SetDelayed
  • From: Louis Talman <talmanl at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 04:36:48 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <h0vteh$6v2$1@smc.vnet.net> <h12gck$e8s$1@smc.vnet.net> <200906170148.VAA25561@smc.vnet.net>

How about "impossibly quick"?  in 2E-15 seconds, light travels just  
0.0006 millimeters.  Not even close to the width of the chip...

On Jun 16, 2009, at 7:48 PM, peter wrote:

> seems amazingly quick - 10^-15 seconds.....?
>
> 2009/6/15 Helen Read <hpr at together.net>:
>> AES wrote:
>>> Helen Read <hpr at together.net>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> 0.811 seconds. The second version, using the function that  
>>>> remembers
>>>> values, took only 1.87003*10^-15 seconds.
>>>
>>> The frequency of visible light is around 3*10^14 Hz, so that's  
>>> around
>>> one period of a visible light wave.  Is there maybe a typo here?
>>
>> No, no typo. Not sure what your point is.
>>
>> --
>> Helen Read
>> University of Vermont
>>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Peter Lindsay

--Lou Talman
   Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
   Metropolitan State College of Denver

   <http://clem.mscd.edu/%7Etalmanl>


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