Re: Simple question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg48042] Re: Simple question*From*: Jean-Michel Collard <jm at france-paris.org>*Date*: Sat, 8 May 2004 01:23:46 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <c7fi8a$oda$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

George Kamin wrote: > Hi All, > This is simple question, but I do not know how to go about searching for it > in this user groups data base. I also could not find a reference to the > solution in the "Mathematica Book". How does one assign the result of > Solve[.] or FindRoot[.] in the form {x1-> 3.14,x2->0.763} to the two > variables y1,y2 respectively?? Thanks for any assistance or specific > references in the M book. George Kamin > Read the * Manual i.e the mathematica book :-) In[1]:= l={x1->3.14,x2->0.763}; In[8]:= y1=Last[First[l]] Out[8]= 3.14 In[9]:= y1 Out[9]= 3.14 In[10]:= y2=Last[Last[l]] Out[10]= 0.763 In[11]:= y2 Out[11]= 0.763 There's a shorter way,guess :)