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Re: Mathematica- Use a previous equation into the function Function

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  • Subject: [mg111463] Re: Mathematica- Use a previous equation into the function Function
  • From: Prajwal <prajwalosti at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2010 07:05:21 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <i33cvi$87q$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Aug 1, 11:58 am, Camille <camille.sega... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
>
> I am fairly new to mathematica. I am stuck with a problem I cannot solve.=
 I would like to call a previous equation into the function Function. If a =
type directly the expression or copy paste it, it works. However, when I ca=
ll the expression by its name it does not.
> Here is the code for a more precise explanation:
>
> In: ll
> Out: d + a x + h x^2 + b y + e x y + c z + j z^2
>
> In: Function[##, a x + b y + c z + d + e x y + h x^2 + j z^2] & @@ {Listp=
}
> Out: Function[{a, b, c, d, e, h, j},
>  a x + b y + c z + d + e x y + h x^2 + j z^2]
>
> It works well and I can use it to generate as many equations I want by re=
placing the variables a,b,c,d,e,h,j.
> But if I do:
>
> In:Function[##, ll] & @@ {Listp}
> Out:Function[{a, b, c, d, e, h, j}, ll]
>
> And I cannot use it.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> Thanks in advance. Do not hesitate to post if you need some further infor=
mation. Sorry for my bad english.
>
> Camille


Since the function "Function" has HoldAll attribute, the expressions
in its arguments are not evaluated by default.Try:

Function[##, Evaluate[ ll]] & @@ {Listp}

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Prajwal


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