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Re: Re: Min function returns Min[2.05875,] instead of

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  • Subject: [mg100415] Re: [mg100384] Re: Min function returns Min[2.05875,] instead of
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 01:09:32 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <h00d38$pkq$1@smc.vnet.net> <200906021045.GAA08803@smc.vnet.net>
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Min flattens lists!

Jens-Peer Kuska wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> can you explain what the minimum of a set of
> vectors with dimension 248 is ?
> 
> Or do you mean Min[Flatten[data]] ?
> 
> Regards
>    Jens
> 
> dg wrote:
>> I have an matrix "data" with 17x248 real numbers.
>>
>> When I enter  Min[data], I get
>> Min[2.05875, ] as a result, instead of just the number 2.05875.
>>
>> This is Mathematica 7.0.1 on Mac OS X.
>>
>> Why?
>>
>> How can I get just the number from the result?
>>
>> TIA
>>
> 

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