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

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg125103] Re: How to Multiply a Sequence of #s that depends on the previous #*From*: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357 at gmail.com>*Date*: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 06:16:33 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com

list = {a, b, c, d}; FoldList[Times, init, list] // Rest {a init, a b init, a b c init, a b c d init} FoldList[Times, init*First[list], Rest[list]] {a init, a b init, a b c init, a b c d init} % == %% True Bob Hanlon On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 2:46 AM, Clutch <clutchderivative at gmail.com> 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? >