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Re: sorting complex number?

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  • Subject: [mg57484] Re: [mg57461] sorting complex number?
  • From: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at>
  • Date: Sun, 29 May 2005 01:03:46 -0400 (EDT)
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Like you said, it seems to work with a small list. Is your large list
symbolic or numeric?

On 5/28/05, Sean2 <sshiau2 at> wrote:
> Hi, I need some help
>   I am trying to sort a list of complext number, say, List={a+b*I, c+d*I};
>  and I want a>c and b>d. I know that Sort can do this with a small list of complex numbers, but what I deal with is a list of about 100000 and maybe more, and it doesn't seem to work with the imaginary part when you just Sort[List],
>  Does anyone have a small program to do this?
>  thank you

Chris Chiasson
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