       Re: Long function defintions

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• Subject: [mg49660] Re: Long function defintions
• From: BobHanlon at aol.com
• Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 07:00:36 -0400 (EDT)
• Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

```f[x_] := Module[{y,z,t,s},
y= Integrate[3s^2,{s,0,x}];
z= Integrate[4s^3,{s,0,x}];
t= Integrate[5s^4,{s,0,x}];
y+z+t];

f[x]

x^5 + x^4 + x^3

Bob Hanlon

> In a message dated Mon, 26 Jul 2004 08:43:08 +0000 (UTC),
> aaronfude at yahoo.com writes:  How do you define a function with a very long body and
> a bunch of
> intermediate results. For example
>
> f[x_] :=
>
> y = (Do some long integration)
> z = (solve an ode which depends on the value of y)
> t = (do another long integration)
> assign (y + z + t) to f!!!
>
> The idea is that a function is best read if it is broken up but the
> parts are not important enough to be made into their own functions.
>

```

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