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Re: Sort problem

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg56337] Re: [mg56292] Sort problem
  • From: János <janos.lobb at yale.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 06:23:22 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200504210936.FAA05023@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On Apr 21, 2005, 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

In[7]:=
Transpose[Sort[Thread[
     {age, pple}]]]
Out[7]=
{{12, 20, 30, 60},
   {"kate", "alice", "john",
    "peter"}}

János


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