Re: Count Function

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• Subject: [mg65519] Re: [mg65501] Count Function
• From: János <janos.lobb at yale.edu>
• Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2006 06:52:01 -0400 (EDT)
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```On Apr 5, 2006, at 6:55 AM, Gregory Lypny wrote:

> The syntax will be the death of me.
>
> Count[X[[All,14]], -9.] will tally how many elements in column 14 of
> matrix X are equal to -9, but I can't for the life of me figure out
> how to get how many are greater than -9.  Any hint would be most
> appreciated.
>
> 	Greg
>

Here is a newbie approach:

In[1]:=
xmat = Table[Table[
Random[Integer,
{1, 100}], {i, 1, 20}],
{j, 1, 30}]

In[6]:=
Length[Select[xmat[[All,14]],
#1 > 9 & ]]
Out[6]=
25

János

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