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Which is larger (1/2020)^2021 or (1/2021)^2020?

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Which is larger (1/2020)^2021 or (1/2021)^2020?

Which is larger?

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Since your expressions both evaluate to numbers smaller than 10^(-6000) it's not surprising that Mathcad's numerics consider them both to be zero!  To tackle this numerically, simply take logs:

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Alan

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