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Re: Newbie question

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  • Subject: [mg25297] Re: [mg25275] Newbie question
  • From: BobHanlon at
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 03:45:19 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In a message dated 9/17/2000 5:52:30 PM, jml at writes:

>I have some numerical data: data:={{x,y},{x1,y1},{x2,y2}....{xn,yn}}, 
>I want to transform the data like this: 
>data1:={{x,1/y},{x1,1/y1},{x2,1/y2}....{xn,1/yn}}, how can I do this 
>transformation? Thanx in advance. Regards

data = Transpose[{Array[x, {5}], Array[y, {5}]}];

data1 = data /. {x_, y_} :> {x, 1/y}

{{x[1], 1/y[1]}, {x[2], 1/y[2]}, {x[3], 1/y[3]}, 
  {x[4], 1/y[4]}, {x[5], 1/y[5]}}


({#[[1]], 1/#[[2]]} & /@ data) == data1


Bob Hanlon

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