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Re: mathematica question

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  • Subject: [mg9231] Re: [mg9199] mathematica question
  • From: "C. Woll" <carlw at>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 01:00:46 -0400
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Hi Tom,

I don't understand why you don't use your index as the argument of your
function. Thus, let


be your functions. Then a function to do a particular list of q's is


If this doesn't work, could you give more details about your particular

Good luck,

Carl Woll
Dept of Physics
U of Washington

On Tue, 21 Oct 1997, Tom wrote:

> Hello Mathematica users,
> I have a question that I hope someone has an answer for.  I think it
> should be simple but I cannot find a way to make it work.
> I have a set of functions that take no inputs, they are called q1[],
> q2[], q3[] and so on. 
> How can I get Mathematica to run the correct function given a list of
> numbers as input.  IE, if I supply the list {1,4,7,8} I would want
> Mathematica to run the functions q1[], q4[], q7[] and q8[], assuming
> they were defined.  
> I would appreciate any assistance you might have with this!!
> Sincerely,
> Tom De Vries

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