nesting while function

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg56758] nesting while function*From*: marloo3 at mail15.com*Date*: Thu, 5 May 2005 06:01:57 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi t = 0; i = 1; j = 1; While[i <= 3, While[j <= 2, t = t + 1; j = j + 1]; i = i + 1] give the result for t=2 and not 6 as should be but t = 0; Do[ Do[ t = t + 1; , {j, 2}]; , {i, 3}] give the value of 6 for t is this a wrong behaviour for the "While" function ? or i miss something. thanks

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