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

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  • Subject: [mg125088] Re: How to Multiply a Sequence of #s that depends on the previous #
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 06:11:18 -0500 (EST)
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   FoldList[Times, 50, {1.10, 1.15, 1.20, 1.35}]

On 2/20/12 2:46 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?
>

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