Re: elementwise vector scalar subtraction

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• Subject: [mg35643] Re: [mg35625] elementwise vector scalar subtraction
• From: BobHanlon at aol.com
• Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 02:06:06 -0400 (EDT)
• Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

```In a message dated 7/23/02 2:14:31 AM, divinesaam at aol.com writes:

>I have a t-vector
>
>t = {0, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 4, 6, 8, 10, 15, 20, 30};
>
>I want to subtract 0.15 from each element except the first to get
>
>tc15 = {0, 1 - 0.15, 1.50 - 0.15, 2 - 0.15, 2.5 - 0.15, 4 - 0.15, 6 -
>0.15, 8 - 0.15, 10 - 0.15, 15 - 0.15, 20 - 0.15, 30 - 0.15};
>
>I then want to subtract 0.20 to get
>
>tc20 = {0, 1 - 0.20, 1.50 - 0.20, 2 - 0.20, 2.5 - 0.20, 4 - 0.20, 6 -
>0.20, 8 - 0.20, 10 - 0.20, 15 - 0.20, 20 - 0.20, 30 - 0.20};
>
>Is there a way to automate this process for n subtractions from 0.15
>to 0.30 to yield individual t-vectors for tc15 through tc30 ?
>

Clear[t];

t[x_] := Module[
{v={0,1,1.5,2,2.5,4,6,8,10,15,20,30}},
Join[{First[v]}, Rest[v]-(x/100.)]];

Clear /@ Table["tc"<>ToString[m], {m, 15, 30}];

Evaluate[Table[ToExpression["tc"<>ToString[m]], {m, 15, 30}]] =

Table[t[15(1+m/15)], {m, 0, 15}];

tc15==t[15]

True

tc30==t[30]

True

Bob Hanlon
Chantilly, VA  USA

```

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