Re: How to Multiply a Sequence of #s that depends on the previous #

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg125092] Re: How to Multiply a Sequence of #s that depends on the previous #*From*: "Nasser M. Abbasi" <nma at 12000.org>*Date*: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 06:12:43 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com

On 2/20/2012 1:47 AM, Clutch wrote: > I have a list of #s : 1.10, 1.15, 1.20, 1.35. > > I start off with 50 and the first # is 50 * 1.10. > The second # is the first # * 1.15. > The third # is the second # * 1.20. > The fourth # is the third # * 1.35. > > I want to maintain a list of these #s. > How can this be done efficiently in Mathematica without running for loops? > one way: lst = {1,2,3,4}; lst[[#]]*lst[[# + 1]] & /@ Range[Length[lst] - 1] ---> {2, 6, 12} --Nasser