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Re: Sort problem

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  • Subject: [mg56319] Re: Sort problem
  • From: dh <dh at>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 06:22:43 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <d47suf$54n$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

The ordered indices you get from "Ordering"(see help) and an element 
from its index from "Part":

Part[#, Ordering[age]] & /@ {age, pple}

Sincerely, Daniel

konstantpi at wrote:
> Hi
> How to sort two lists such as:
> age={30,12,60,20};
> pple={"john","kate","peter","alice"};
> to give the output:
> age={12,20,30,60}
> pple={"kate","alice","john","peter"}
> ie: to keep every person opposite his age number.
> thanks

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