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Topic: Query regarding Function
Replies: 7   Last Post: Mar 14, 2013 7:12 AM

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 Frank K Posts: 40 Registered: 7/11/10
Re: Query regarding Function
Posted: Mar 13, 2013 4:18 AM

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 12:34:12 AM UTC-4, Rahul Chakraborty wrote:
> Dear all,
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> Case1: In the following code
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> Clear[f,x,y]
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> g=Function[{x,y},x^2+2xy][b,a]
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> The output is found to be b^2+2 xy
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> Case2: But for the code
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> Clear[f,x,y]
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> g=Function[{x,y},x^2+2y][b,a]
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> The output is 2 a+b^2
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> Hence my query is why in case 1 x*y is not replaced by b and a whereas in case 2 it got replaced ?
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> Regards,
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> rc

You need a space between the x and the y. What you have looks like a symbol xy, not x*y.

Date Subject Author
3/12/13 Rahul Chakraborty
3/13/13 Peter Pein
3/13/13 Dr. Wolfgang Hintze
3/13/13 Richard Fateman
3/13/13 Frank K
3/13/13 svkeeley@aol.com
3/13/13 David Bailey
3/14/13 Alexei Boulbitch