[Maxima] [newbie] Polynomial multiplication question
stanislav.maslovski at gmail.com
Sat Feb 13 05:08:46 CST 2010
On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 02:52:41AM -0800, gelu precup wrote:
> I tried these commands
> p1 : (1 + x + y + E)^18$
> p2 : (1 + a + b + F)^18$
> but Maxima does not return any result.
> The processor is active for about 40 seconds, then stops abruptly without any
> error message to display. This is normal, or is something wrong with my Maxima
I guess you know that $ at the end of a line supresses the output?
> I tried the same operations in other CAS systems. For example Reduce returns in
> about 1-2s the result of 1768900 terms, so the calculation itself seems to be
> not that heavy.
On my machine when trying your code I get
Maxima encountered a Lisp error:
Error in PROGN [or a callee]: The storage for CONS is exhausted.
Currently, 89965 pages are allocated.
Use ALLOCATE to expand the space.
It is from
Maxima 5.20.1 http://maxima.sourceforge.net
using Lisp GNU Common Lisp (GCL) GCL 2.6.7 (a.k.a. GCL)
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