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Re: List Manipulation


Stratocaster wrote:
> I'm not sure if the following is possible or whether it exists somewhere
> between the realms of fantasy and science fiction.  I have been unable to do
> it.
>
> Given a list, set, vector (whatever you want to call it) consisting of
> functions of the same variable, i.e.
>
> list = {a1+b1*k, a2+b2*k, a3+b3*k...}
>
> Assuming they are all linear (of the form a+b*k) is there away to isolate
> the a_i and b_i values?  Essentially I would like to get a list "A"
> consisting of all the intercept values, and a list "B" consisting of all the
> slope values.
>
> Is this possible?  What kind of operations do I need to use to accomplish
> this (if indeed it is possible)?
>
> Thanks for any insights.

{A, B} = Transpose[ list /. {ai_ + bi_ * k} -> {ai, bi} ]


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