Re: Applying a list of functions to a single number

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• 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

```

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