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Re: Sort problem

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg56323] Re: [mg56292] Sort problem
  • From: "Caffa Vittorio Dr." <Caffa at iabg.de>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 06:22:49 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Try this:

In[1]:= age = {30, 12, 60, 20};

In[2]:= pple = {"john", "kate", "peter", "alice"};

In[3]:= {age, pple} = Transpose[Sort[Transpose[{age, pple}]]];

In[4]:= age

Out[4]= {12, 20, 30, 60}

In[5]:= pple

Out[5]= {kate, alice, john, peter}

Cheers, Vittorio

>-----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: [mg56323] [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


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