Re: nesting while function

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg56793] Re: [mg56758] nesting while function*From*: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>*Date*: Fri, 6 May 2005 03:00:03 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200505051001.GAA22002@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: drbob at bigfoot.com*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

You forgot to initialize j in the outer loop: t = 0; i = 1; While[i â?¤ 3, j = 1; While[j â?¤ 2, t++; j++]; i++] t 6 Bobby On Thu, 5 May 2005 06:01:57 -0400 (EDT), <marloo3 at mail15.com> wrote: > 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 > > > > > > > -- DrBob at bigfoot.com

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