Re: nesting while function

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg56784] Re: [mg56758] nesting while function*From*: Sseziwa Mukasa <mukasa at jeol.com>*Date*: Fri, 6 May 2005 02:59:51 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200505051001.GAA22002@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On May 5, 2005, at 6:01 AM, 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. You need to reset j to 0 before starting your inner While loop. Regards, Ssezi

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