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In contrast to earlier versions, Mathematica 11.3 and 12.0 generate lots of underflow errors from my code, e.g. ...
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I'm trying to make some numerical simulation with NDSolve. I have encountered a few problems. Here is a simplified version of the equations: ...
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### Why does 1 - Exp[-10.0^12] cause an out-of-memory error?

I would like to understand why evaluation of the expression 1 - Exp[-10.0^12] causes an out-of-memory error and how can I prevent such errors when calculating ...
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I am puzzled by the behavior of Mathematica machine precision with numbers approaching zero. This manifests itself, e.g., with FixedPoint and the like. In the ...
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### Why does DSolve return two solutions for my ODE?

I wanted to solve the differential equation: $y’ = (1+2x)\sqrt{y}$ with $y(0) = 1$. It can be done by hand, and to check my answer I typed the following in Mathematica ...
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I use Mathematica mostly for numerical calculations, and sometimes the performance of numerical calculations can be greatly improved if the high-precision arithmetic can be switched off by ...
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Some built-in functions (like Exp) give an arbitrary precision result, even when the argument is a machine precision number. Example: ...
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### Calculating eigensystem of a matrix containing very small numbers [duplicate]

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### Product of elements of a list

Sum is for functions; Total is for a list. Product is for a function; what is the command ...
I have the following expression. It's based on the negative-log-likelihood of a Poisson-Gaussian noise model, i.e. a convolution of a Poisson & Normal distribution. The value $x_{i}$ is the ...