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

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*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)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com

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? > -- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 Amherst, MA 01003-9305