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Re: Parts of a list

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  • Subject: [mg15438] Re: [mg15430] Parts of a list
  • From: Andrzej Kozlowski <andrzej at>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999 04:21:42 -0500
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The best way is to use DeleteCases :

x={{1,0},{2.5, .5},{3,0},{0,2}}

On Wed, Jan 13, 1999, Hossein Kazemi <kazemi at> wrote:

>I have a list (matrix) that looks like this
>x={{1,0},{2.5, .5},{3,0},{0,2}}
>Now I want to eliminate those vectors that have zero for the second
>case. That is, I want to get
>{{2.5, .5},{0,2}}.
>Is there a quick way of doing this?
>I tried to apply Select to this but could not get it to work.
>Thanks for your help.
>Hossein Kazemi
>kazemi at

Andrzej Kozlowski
Toyama International University

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