# Question:Interesting behavior!!!

## Question:Interesting behavior!!!

Maple

Interesting behavior!!

> restart
> N := 150; L := LinearAlgebra[RandomVector](N);

150

> st := time(); for j to 10^4 do ArrayTools[SearchArray](`~`[`=`](L, max(L))) end do; time()-st;

4.250

> st := time(); for j to 10^4 do member(max(L), convert(L, list), 'i') end do; time()-st;

0.516

> member(max(L), convert(L, list), 'i');

true
> i;

139

> ArrayTools[SearchArray](`~`[`=`](L, max(L)));

Vector[column](%id = 223065520)

#+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> restart;
> N := 150; L := evalf(LinearAlgebra[RandomVector](N));

150

> st := time(); for j to 10^4 do ArrayTools[SearchArray](`~`[`=`](L, max(L))) end do; time()-st;

4.454

> st := time(); for j to 10^4 do member(max(L), convert(L, list), 'i') end do; time()-st;

0.610

> member(max(L), convert(L, list), 'i');

true
> i;

29

> ArrayTools[SearchArray](`~`[`=`](L, max(L)));

Vector[column](%id = 193574436)

#+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> restart;
> N := 150; L := LinearAlgebra[RandomVector](N, datatype = float[8]);

150

> st := time(); for j to 10^4 do ArrayTools[SearchArray](`~`[`=`](L, max(L))) end do; time()-st;

2.875

> st := time(); for j to 10^4 do member(max(L), convert(L, list), 'i') end do; time()-st;

0.829

> member(max(L), convert(L, list), 'i');

false
> i;

i

> ArrayTools[SearchArray](`~`[`=`](L, max(L)));

Vector(1, {(1) = 114})

#+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> restart;
> N := 150; L := evalf(LinearAlgebra[RandomVector](N, datatype = float[8]));

150

> st := time(); for j to 10^4 do ArrayTools[SearchArray](`~`[`=`](L, max(L))) end do; time()-st;

0.969

> st := time(); for j to 10^4 do member(max(L), convert(L, list), 'i') end do; time()-st;

0.828

> member(max(L), convert(L, list), 'i');

false
> i;

i

> ArrayTools[SearchArray](`~`[`=`](L, max(L)));

Vector(1, {(1) = 27})

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