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Re: New to Mathematica- How to write functions????????

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  • Subject: [mg58884] Re: New to Mathematica- How to write functions????????
  • From: "Someonekicked" <someonekicked at comcast.net>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2005 01:58:33 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <dboufp$sse$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I figured it out, i have to use Module[{},]

"Someonekicked" <someonekicked at comcast.net> wrote in message 
news:dboufp$sse$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> new to mathematica, looked at the help, but did not get the help i 
> needed..
>
> I want to write a function that does multiple calculations in its body, 
> then
> it returns a value.
> I am talking about functions similar to functions that you can declare in
> C++.
> can anyone give me an example?
>
>
> in C++, a function would be like, (note int means integer)
>
> int zzz(int s, int y)
> {
>   int  Q;
>   Q = s*y;
>   return Q;
> }
>
>
> well thats just a simple example, the body of my function is going to be
> complicated...
> I know in mathematica, I can solve the same zzz by
> zzz[s_,y_] := s*y;
>
> However, what if i want the body more complicated and do more than one
> thing??


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