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RE: List Manipulation

If your list of lists is call Mlist, you can get the new list with just
the odd ones by doing:

In[1]:= MList = {1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8};
          First /@ Partition[ MList,2]

Out[1]= {1,3,5,7}

good luck!

Luc Barthelet

>-----Original Message-----
>From: []
>Sent:	Friday, January 16, 1998 1:35 AM
>Subject:	[mg10471] List Manipulation
>  Hope you're all doing well.  If I have a list of n lists, and want to
>get rid of all the even ones how would I go about doing  this?  That
>is, {{n1},{n2},.....{2n}} converted to {{n1},{n3}...{2n-1}}. I tried
>using the various procedures in Wolfram's book, but nothing seems to
>work (ie, Delete, Take, etc.).  Thanks for the help.
>Paul Hanson
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