       Re: Looking to time how long a command takes in mathematica 6 tia

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• Subject: [mg97057] Re: Looking to time how long a command takes in mathematica 6 tia
• From: dh <dh at metrohm.com>
• Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 07:11:49 -0500 (EST)
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Hi,

it runs so long because you have a syntax error.Equal is written "=="

not "=".

Daniel

ratulloch at gmail.com wrote:

> Grettings All

>

> I'm running this command

> Play[Piecewise[{{4.000000000*x^2 - 4.000000000*x,

>     0 = x <= 1}, {-2*x^2 + 8*x - 6, 1 = x <= 3}, {x^2 - 10*x + 21,

>     3 = x <= 7}, {-1/2*x^2 + 11*x - 105/2,

>     7 = x <= 15}, {.5714285714*x^2 - 21.14285714*x + 188.5714286,

>     15 = x <= 22}, {-.8000000000*x^2 + 39.20000000*x - 475.2000000,

>     22 = x <= 27}}], {x, 0, 27}]

>

> and it's taking extremely long and would like to find out how long it

> takes to run this line.  Also if anyone has a more efficient way of

> using this command please let me know.  I'm just trying to output the

> wave file to an audio file.

>

> Aloha

> sal2

>

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