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[mg6092] Re: [mg6072] creating variables
Posted:
Feb 22, 1997 11:51 PM


Don't use double brackets.
In[1]:= Table[a[i],{i,1,2}]
Out[1]= {a[1], a[2]}
Rob Pratt Department of Mathematics The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill CB# 3250, 331 Phillips Hall Chapel Hill, NC 275993250
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On Tue, 18 Feb 1997, Alex Tabarrok wrote:
> I would like to create a list of variables a1,a2,a3 and so forth. The > natural approach would seem to be: > > Table[a[[i]], {i, 1, 2}] > > but then I get the following "errors" > > Part::partd: > Part specification a[[1]] > is longer than depth of object. > > Part specification a[[2]] > is longer than depth of object. > > Although the final answer is what I want. > > {a[[1]], a[[2]]} > > I could of course turn the error off but perhaps there is another > more elegant (?) way of handling this issue. Thanks for your input. > > Alex > > Alex Tabarrok > Department of Economics > Ball State University > > EMail: 00ATTabarrok@bsu.edu > >



