Opened 6 years ago
Last modified 3 years ago
#15497 new defect
Make lcm() symbolic
Reported by: | ppurka | Owned by: | |
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Priority: | major | Milestone: | sage-6.4 |
Component: | symbolics | Keywords: | |
Cc: | kcrisman, kbaut, jakobkroeker | Merged in: | |
Authors: | Reviewers: | ||
Report Upstream: | N/A | Work issues: | |
Branch: | Commit: | ||
Dependencies: | Stopgaps: | todo |
Description
From google spreadsheet which no one reads X-(
sage: sum(lcm(10,x), x, 1, 10) # Incorrect 550 sage: sum([lcm(10,i) for i in xrange(1,11)]) # Correct 320
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- Summary changed from sum(lcm(10, i), i, 1, 10) gives incorrect answer to Make lcm() symbolic
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See also #16721.
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Here is the problem, presumably (
lcm
not being symbolic in this way):We can all be Gauss with this.
The solution is to make sure that
lcm(a,b)
does something symbolic, or throws an error, when we feed it symbolic entries. Is there already a ticket for this, perhaps?