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[an error occurred while processing this directive] $MaxPrecision

  • $MaxPrecision gives the maximum number of digits of precision to be allowed in arbitrary-precision numbers.
  • The default value of $MaxPrecision is 50000.
  • $MaxPrecision = Infinity uses the maximum value possible on a particular computer system, given roughly by Log[10, $MaxNumber].
  • $MaxPrecision is measured in decimal digits, and need not be an integer.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 3.1.5.
  • See also: $MinPrecision, $MaxExtraPrecision.