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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Yes, it does.

But, what does it mean?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmm? Change that exp(-x) to sqrt(x) and change f(0,50 ) to f(0,1)

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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It says "Romberg failed to converge".

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Try adjusting rombergtol: 1.e-3

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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It is working and giving out: 0.66653268137515

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There should be a global variable called rombergit. What is its value?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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It is 11.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Set it 25. and rombergtol: 1.e-6, what happens?

You should know about these:

http://eagle.cs.kent.edu/MAXIMA/maxima_21.html

http://www.csulb.edu/~woollett/

get them if you do not.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I get 0.66666657420034.

Thanks for the links. I will try 'em out.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Here is more:

http://maxima.sourceforge.net/documentation.html

I got

romberg(1/(cos(x)+x^2), x, 0, 100);

1.828017700397752

which is accurate. By setting rombergit to 200 and rombergtol to 1E-10.

Now you need to get a bfloat in there somehow.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi bobbym

How do I get more accuracy out of NIntegrate?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Easy, use WorkingPrecision-> some number.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Ah, there it is. I found the AccuracyGoal and PrecisionGoal, but they didn't help.

Thanks!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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WorkingPrecision did not work?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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It is working.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The answer to d) i) is in the other thread.

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