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Re: Scalars Instead of Lists with One Element

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  • Subject: [mg83457] Re: Scalars Instead of Lists with One Element
  • From: Helen Read <hpr at together.net>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 02:44:29 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fhu75c$72j$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: HPR <read at math.uvm.edu>

Gregory Lypny wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> 
> Say I have the list x={2, 7}.  Is there a command I can use to get 2  
> rather than {2} when I ask for x[[1]], and 7 rather than {7} when I  
> ask for x[[2]]?  

x[[1]] *does* return 2 and not {2}, and x[[2]] *does* return 7.

-- 
Helen Read
University of Vermont


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