Re: Simple Question -- Incrementing All Elemnts in A list by 1

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• Subject: [mg44325] Re: Simple Question -- Incrementing All Elemnts in A list by 1
• From: Daniel Reeves <dreeves at umich.edu>
• Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2003 10:01:00 -0500 (EST)
• Organization: University of Michigan Engineering
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```In this case, {2,3,4,45,98} + 1 will do what you want.

More generally, you can avoid defining a throwaway function by using a
pure function, aka the Function function.  Eg:

Map[Function[n, n+1], {2,3,4,45,98}]

--- \/   FROM Thiery Balser AT 03.11.04 08:54 (Today)   \/ ---

> Hi,
>
> I'm sort of stuck.
>
> I would like to have all elements in a list incremted by a given number
> without defining a supplementary function.
>
> What I've done so far is:
>
> incFunc[n_]:=n+1;
> Map[incFunc,{2,3,4,45,98}]
>
> which is all fine. It is only that I'm looking for a solution _without_
> defining the mentioned function incFunc.
>
>
>
> Thiery

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-- Oscar Wilde

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