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Re: Sort problem


>-----Original Message-----
>From: konstantpi at mail15.com [mailto:konstantpi at mail15.com] 
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2005 11:36 AM
>Subject: [mg56333] [mg56292] Sort problem
>
>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
>
>

In[7]:= {sage, spple} = 
  With[{ordage = Ordering[age]}, {age[[ordage]], pple[[ordage]]}]
Out[7]=
{{12, 20, 30, 60}, {"kate", "alice", "john", "peter"}}


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Hartmut Wolf


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