Re: Sort problem

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg56360] Re: Sort problem*From*: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net>*Date*: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 06:24:48 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 4/21/05 at 5:36 AM, konstantpi at mail15.com 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 use Sort and Ordering as follows: In[1]:= age = {30, 12, 60, 20}; pple = {"john", "kate", "peter", "alice"}; In[3]:= Sort[age] pple[[Ordering[age]]] Out[3]={12, 20, 30, 60} Out[4]={"kate", "alice", "john", "peter"} -- To reply via email subtract one hundred and four