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Re: more elements in a list

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  • Subject: [mg32290] Re: more elements in a list
  • From: "hf1" <hf1 at>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 04:35:26 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: New York University
  • References: <a1gv6a$n6n$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

"merkat" <cabanc at> wrote in message
news:a1gv6a$n6n$1 at
> Hi ,
> How do I multiply the number of elements in a list?
> I have the lists:
> {a,b,c}  and
> {2,5,4}
> the result should be:
> {a,a,b,b,b,b,b,c,c,c,c}
> Merkat

s = {a, b, c}; x = {2, 5, 4};
sam[{a_, b_}] := PadRight[ {a}, b, a]
Flatten[Map[sam, Thread[{s, x}]]]

{a, a, b, b, b, b, b, c, c, c, c}

Howard Fink

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