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Re: Min

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  • Subject: [mg2373] Re: Min
  • From: hans.steffani at (Hans Steffani)
  • Date: Sun, 29 Oct 1995 22:49:07 -0500
  • Organization: University of Technology Chemnitz, FRG

hans.steffani at (Hans Steffani) writes:

>As we all know, Min[] returns the value of its
>smallest argument. Is there a way to find out
>which of the arguments is the smallest one?

Sometimes news are olds. ;-)

I got one answer myself.

list={1., 2.,.933,.324}
First[Min[list], Position[list] ]

helped me. The First[] is necessary as the minimum can
occure more than once in list.

Hans Friedrich Steffani
Institut fuer Elektrische Maschinen und Antriebe
TU Chemnitz-Zwickau
e-mail: hans.steffani at

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