Re: Question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg110260] Re: Question*From*: Simon <simonjtyler at gmail.com>*Date*: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 08:10:38 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <huntc8$bka$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Jun 9, 7:19 pm, David Lengacher <dclengac... at gmail.com> wrote: > How can you create a set of variables: x1 to xn using the Table, or so me > similar function? I need a large list of variables to use in a linear > program and so far have to type them out manually. > > David Hi David, Here's a simple example pulled from the documentation center: Table[Symbol["x" <> ToString[i]], {i, 5}] {x1, x2, x3, x4, x5} Of course you could also use Table[x[i],{i,1,5}] or Table[Subscript[x,i],{i,1,5}], they all have advantages and disadvantages. Simon