Re: Variable number of parameters

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• Subject: [mg33330] Re: [mg33300] Variable number of parameters
• From: BobHanlon at aol.com
• Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2002 01:40:07 -0500 (EST)
• Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

```In a message dated 3/14/02 7:58:44 AM,
Sven.Richter at xterminator.studfb.unibw-muenchen.de writes:

>But how does it look like, if I want to define e.g. something like
>
>Table[{m1, m2,..., m(n-1),mn=maxVal-m1-...-m(n-1)},
>{m1, minVal, maxVal-(n-1)minVal, step},
>{m2, minVal,maxVal-(n-2)minVal-m1, step}, ...,
>{m(n-1), minVal,  maxVal-minVal-m1-...-m(n-2), step}] ?
>
>Do you know what I mean?
>

Perhaps this is what you want

n=5; minVal=3; maxVal=19; step=2;

var=Table[ToExpression["m"<>ToString[k]],
{k,n-1}];

lst = Append[var, maxVal-(Plus@@var)];

Table[lst, Evaluate[Sequence@@
Table[{var[[k]],minVal,
maxVal-(n-k)*minVal-(Plus@@Take[var, k-1]),
step},{k,n-1}]]]

Bob Hanlon
Chantilly, VA  USA

```

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