Re: select 1st column element based on criteria in 2nd AND 3rd column

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• Subject: [mg124516] Re: select 1st column element based on criteria in 2nd AND 3rd column
• From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>
• Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2012 07:24:39 -0500 (EST)
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```Legal syntax is helpful:

pairs = {{1, 3, 4}, {2, 4, 6}, {3, 6, 7}, {4, 1, 8}, {5, 3, 9}, {6, 2,
10}, {7, 5, 11}, {8, 2, 13}, {2, 3, 4}, {5, 6, 7}};
Select[pairs, 5 >= #[[2]] >= 3 && 10 >= #[[3]] >= 7 &]

{{5, 3, 9}}

Cases[pairs, {a_, b_, c_} /; 3 <= b <= 5 && 7 <= c <= 10]

{{5, 3, 9}}

Bobby

On Sat, 21 Jan 2012 04:20:05 -0600, hanciong awesome <hanciong at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hello all, suppose I have a table:
>
> pairs = {{1, 3, 4}, {2, 4, 6}, {3, 6, 7}, {4, 1, 8}, {5, 3, 9}, {6, 2,
>     10}, {7, 5, 11}, {8, 2, 13}, {2, 3, 4}, {5, 6, 7}}
>
> how to select rows for which the 2nd column is between 3 and 5, AND
> the 3rd column is between 7 and 10? So I want to do something similar
> to this:
>
> Select[pairs, 5 >= #[[2]] >= 3 &  AND  10 >= #[[3]] >= 7]
>
> but I just couldn't get it to work. what should I do? Thank you
>

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