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Re: Product

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  • Subject: [mg87491] Re: Product
  • From: Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 05:56:40 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: University of Bergen
  • References: <ftmtsj$4lf$1@smc.vnet.net>

Steven wrote:
> Silly beginner's question: is there a function to multiply all elements of a
> list, like Total does for addition?

No, there isn't.  But it would be redundant anyway because it is very 
easy to build your own:

In[1]:= Times @@ {1, 2, 3, 4, 5}
Out[1]= 120

Look up Apply in the documentation.


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