Re: Perform an assigment

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• Subject: [mg43911] Re: Perform an assigment
• From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
• Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2003 01:33:31 -0400 (EDT)
• Organization: The University of Western Australia
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```In article <bm5lvs\$j59\$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> don't do this use the rules returned by als Solve[] functions
> to replace the values of the symbolic variables in certain expressions.
>
> {a, b, c} /. Solve[{a == 1, b == 2, c == 3}, {a, b, c}][[1]]
>
> But if you insist to make assignments, something like
>
> Set @@@ Transpose[{{a, b, c}, {a, b, c} /.
>         Solve[{a == 1, b == 2, c == 3}, {a, b, c}][[1]]}]

This is a little verbose. Surely

Solve[{a == 1, b == 2, c == 3}, {a, b, c}] /. Rule -> Set

suffices?

Cheers,
Paul

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