Re: Are these bugs fixed in Mathematica 8 ?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg114623] Re: Are these bugs fixed in Mathematica 8 ?*From*: George Woodrow III <georgevw3 at mac.com>*Date*: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 02:32:22 -0500 (EST)

On my copy of Mathematica 8, I get the right answer: In[1]:= 10^80000<Exp[1.5*^-323228465] During evaluation of In[1]:= General::unfl: Underflow occurred in computation. >> Out[1]= False In[2]:= $Version Out[2]= 8.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (November 6, 2010) george woodrow On Dec 9, 2010, at 6:02 AM, Andrzej Kozlowski wrote: > > On 8 Dec 2010, at 12:40, Murray Eisenberg wrote: > >>> >>> In[16]:== 10^80000< Exp[1.5*^-323228465] >>> >>> Out[16]== True >> >> (* Mathematica 8: same result *) > > Hmm...I get: > > In[12]:== 10^80000<Exp[1.5*^-323228465] > During evaluation of In[12]:== General::unfl: Underflow occurred in computation. >> > Out[12]== False > > but mine is still a pre-release version of 8 > > In[13]:== $Version > Out[13]== 8.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (September 10, 2010) > > Andrzej Kozlowski >