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Re: sort list

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  • Subject: [mg47213] Re: sort list
  • From: bobhanlon at (Bob Hanlon)
  • Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 02:57:33 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <c4be1n$702$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Table[{Random[], Random[]},{5}]

Sort[%, #1[[2]]<#2[[2]]&]

Bob Hanlon

In article <c4be1n$702$1 at>, Guibout <guibout at> wrote:

<< I have a list of the form 
{{something1,x1},{something2,x2},{something3,x3}} where x1,x2, x3 are 
numbers. I want to sort this list with respect to xi. In other word if 
x2<x3<x1 I want Mathematica to produce:

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