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Re: If-statement problems


Hi,

a) the if-Test is If[] with a capital I
b) {a,b,c,d}=A  will do it

Regards
  Jens
   

Aaron Fude wrote:
> 
> 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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