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Re: arguments

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg5124] Re: arguments
  • From: haberndt at dnai.com (Harald Berndt)
  • Date: Wed, 30 Oct 1996 22:04:57 -0500
  • Organization: DNAI ( Direct Network Access )
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <556p2s$p3a at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, Guy Delamarter
<delamart at holly.pas.rochester.edu> wrote:

> I am using FindRoot to solve a system of nonlinear algebraic
> equations.
> [... stuff cut ... ]
> 

I believe you already have the answer here withour realizing it:

> Ideally I would like a way to have a list be interpreted as a sequence
                                                                --------
> of arguments - but I have found no clear way to do this in the book
> and I am wondering if it may not be possible.
> 
Take your list of arguments, say aL = {{var1, est1}, {var2, est2}, ...}
amd pass it to FindRoot in the appropriate position, but with head
Sequence applied to the list:

FindRoot[ eqList, Sequence[aL] ...]

I believe that will work.

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