Re: Lists: how to?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg110022] Re: Lists: how to?*From*: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>*Date*: Sat, 29 May 2010 04:45:09 -0400 (EDT)

On 5/28/10 at 7:21 AM, stevebg at ROADRUNNER.COM (S. B. Gray) wrote: >I have this line >subs3 = Subsets[Range[numbr], {3}] which for numbr=7 gives subs3= <output snipped> >Given one of these sublists, say {1,4,5}, I want a nice way to >delete all members of the subs3 list which have 1,4, or 5 in any one >of the three positions. The reduced list in this example would be >{{2,3,6}, {2,3,7}, {2,6,7}, {3,6,7}}. >The way I'm doing it runs DeleteCases nine times. Is there a better >way? Here is one way In[12]:= DeleteCases[subs3, _?(Intersection[{1, 4, 5}, #] != {} &)] Out[12]= {{2, 3, 6}, {2, 3, 7}, {2, 6, 7}, {3, 6, 7}}