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If-statement problems

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg49472] If-statement problems
  • From: "Aaron Fude" <aaronfude at yahoo.com>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 06:39:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

New to Mathematica. I can't figure out how to use the if-statement for pure
flow control.

Here's an example:

A = {5, 6, 7, 8}
For [n = 1, n <= 4, n++,
 if [n == 1, a = A[[n]]];
 if [n == 2, b = A[[n]]];
 if [n == 3, c = A[[n]]];
 if [n == 4, d = A[[n]]];
]

I want to assign to a b c and d the 4 values from A. Obviously, that's not
what happens. How do I accomplish what I need?

Many thanks in advance!!!

Aaron Fude



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