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Re: adding lists term by term

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  • Subject: [mg113668] Re: adding lists term by term
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Sat, 6 Nov 2010 05:02:45 -0500 (EST)

On 11/5/10 at 5:14 AM, trevorATperfectproject.com.au at giganews.com
(Trevor Rabey) wrote:

>When I type this:

>{-(1/2),1}+{17/13,17/52}

>I get:

>Syntax::sntxf: "{-(1/2),1}+" cannot be followed by "{17/13,17/52}".

>Syntax::sntxi: Incomplete expression; more input is needed.

I don't see a problem here. That is simply doing a copy/paste
from your post I get:

In[1]:= {-(1/2), 1} + {17/13, 17/52}

Out[1]= {21/26, 69/52}

In[2]:= $Version

Out[2]= 7.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (February 19, 2009)



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