Re: Applying a list of functions to a single number

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg74523] Re: Applying a list of functions to a single number*From*: "Raj" <rajanikanth at gmail.com>*Date*: Sat, 24 Mar 2007 05:17:20 -0500 (EST)*References*: <eu1peu$eu1$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Mar 23, 4:56 pm, sie... at bp.com wrote: > Applying a list of functions to a single number > ================================= > > I have > > Square[x_]:=x^2 > Cube[x_]:=x^3 > > I have tried > > In[2]:={Square,Cube} @ 5 > > Out[2]:= {Square,Cube}[5] > > But what I wanted is a list containing > > {25,125} > > Obviously I'm doing this the wrong way. What is the correct way? Here are some of the correct ways {#^2,#^3}&[5] {Square[#],Cube[#]}&[5] Cheers, Raj