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Re: apparently I don't know how to use Map (or Apply or MapThread)

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  • Subject: [mg77394] Re: apparently I don't know how to use Map (or Apply or MapThread)
  • From: Valeri Astanoff <astanoff at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 04:10:51 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f4676i$1n3$1@smc.vnet.net>

On 6 juin, 13:52, dbsearc... at yahoo.com wrote:
> I started with this:
>
> m = {{0.098, 0.951, 0.954}, {0.509, 0.914, 0.487}}
>
> I tried to do this
>
> Table[#[[i, i]], {i, Length[#]}] & /@ m
>
> It does not work, but this works
>
> Diag := Function[x, Table[x[[i, i]], {i, Length[x]}]]; Diag[m]
>
> !@#$%^&*(
>
> Can anyone tell me why? I also tried: Apply, MapThread,
> DiagonalMatrix, TakeMatrix, adding () around the pure function...
>
> I know that this is a simple problem. Would Evaluate help?
>
> TIA.
>
> Regards..


In[1]:= m={{0.098,0.951,0.954},{0.509,0.914,0.487}};

In[2]:=Tr[m,List]

Out[2]={0.098,0.914}







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