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Re: list manipulation problem


Teemu Vesanen wrote:
> 
> I have a list like=20
> {{a, b, c}, {d, e, f}, {g, h, i}}
> I need to delete the third term of each sublist.
> In other words how do I make the list look like
> {{a, b}, {d, e}, {g, h}}


How about Map[Take[#,2]&,{{a, b, c}, {d, e, f}, {g, h, i}}]?

The construct Take[#,2]& is called a pure function and is a useful
device in manipulating lists since it allows you to custom makea a
function that can be Mapped Threaded etc. across the elements of a list.


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