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#376 2012-02-17 01:23:01

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Re: Limits!

How about playing with some numbers?


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#377 2012-02-17 01:23:59

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Re: Limits!

well i know that Gamma(1/2) is sqrt(pi) but i don't know how that would help. dunno


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#378 2012-02-17 01:25:51

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Re: Limits!

Try good ole substitution.


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#379 2012-02-17 01:28:38

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Re: Limits!

substitution with what? Gamma(n+1)?


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#380 2012-02-17 01:30:12

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Re: Limits!

How about using one of the most advanced techniques ever discovered. Totally unknown to modern mathematicians.


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#381 2012-02-17 01:31:29

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Re: Limits!

and that is???


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#382 2012-02-17 01:38:01

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Re: Limits!

Try plugging in some numbers!


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#383 2012-02-17 01:50:38

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it looks like it's going towards 1! big_smile


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#384 2012-02-17 01:52:49

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Yes! A fantastic answer. Brilliant in every sense of the word. I love it. It is the same answer I got so long ago!

Unfortunately it is wrong.


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#385 2012-02-17 01:55:53

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why is it wrong?


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#386 2012-02-17 01:56:38

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Re: Limits!

I bet you plugged in nothing but even numbers. Try an odd number...


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#387 2012-02-17 01:59:33

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-1!!! so it's indeterminate???


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#388 2012-02-17 02:00:16

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Re: Limits!

The limit does not exist because we do not know what the parity of infinity is.


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#389 2012-02-17 02:01:14

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that's what i meant. big_smile

but is there a way to prove it other than just trying out numbers?


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#390 2012-02-17 02:07:35

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Not one I know of.


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#391 2012-02-17 02:13:38

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well i think that if we prove that Gamma(1/2-n) has different signs when the parity of n changes,the non-existence is just a consequence.


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#392 2012-02-17 02:20:14

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Re: Limits!

That oscillates but...


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#393 2012-02-17 02:22:04

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Re: Limits!

but what?


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#394 2012-02-17 02:24:08

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Re: Limits!

I thought there was another term involving the Gamma function that you left out.


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#395 2012-02-17 02:25:09

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Re: Limits!

well there is,but it is always positive.


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“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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#396 2012-02-17 02:26:10

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Re: Limits!

You will need to prove that too.


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#397 2012-02-17 02:29:41

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Re: Limits!

yeah,you're right.but if we can prove that,than the limit won't exist.


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The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#398 2012-02-17 02:31:14

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Re: Limits!

There is one demonstration shown to me where the problem is reduced to

I do not remember how that was done.


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#399 2012-02-17 02:33:38

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Re: Limits!

too bad. sad


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#400 2012-02-17 02:37:22

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Re: Limits!

I did not like his proof anyway.


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