From: Walter Roberson <>
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Matt Fig wrote:
> Walter Roberson <> wrote in message 
>>  Wowsers....
> The method I proposed gives:
> 34.107911425609309e190 + 44.752126556765489e190i
> We can really see the fp issue come into play compared to Walter's (Maple?) solution. 

It was maple, but even with 10 digits precision I get roughly 3E391 + 4E391*I
I tried with your method and get close to the same values -- same order of magnitude
anyhow, with the first 7 digits being the same.

.signature note: I am now avoiding replying to unclear or ambiguous postings.
Please review questions before posting them. Be specific. Use examples of what you mean,
of what you don't mean. Specify boundary conditions, and data classes and value
relationships -- what if we scrambled your data or used -Inf, NaN, or complex(rand,rand)?