Re: Question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg110254] Re: Question*From*: telefunkenvf14 <rgorka at gmail.com>*Date*: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 08:09:32 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <huntc8$bka$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Jun 9, 6:19 am, 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 I think what you want is Unique[]: In[1]:= Unique["x"] Out[1]= x1 You can use the Table[] command to generate x number of unique variables, say: In[2]:= Table[Unique["x"], {10}] Out[2]= {x2, x3, x4, x5, x6, x7, x8, x9, x10, x11} (And note that the generated variables are in fact unique.) -RG