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Re: Symbol function, a question

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  • Subject: [mg90495] Re: Symbol function, a question
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 02:01:27 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
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a) Symbol is a head an not function, you mean ToExpression[]
b) just write x95

tung tran wrote:
> Hi everybody, I have a question needing your help.
> Firstly, I create a variable
> x95 = 100
> Now, I want to change the value of my variable x95 to 20 ,
> so I want to use some procedure like :
> Symbol["x" <> ToString[95]] = 20
> my idea is to make Mathematica write the term "x95" automatically for
> me but when I use the Symbol function in this case, it gives me
> automatically 100 and I don' t know how to call only x95.
> Thank you if someone can give me a suggestion.
> Tung

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