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Re: while loop through a list

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  • From: Ray Koopman <koopman at>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 04:13:04 -0400 (EDT)
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On Sep 19, 1:58 am, "tarpane... at" <tarpane... at>
> Hello
> i've this problem to solve:
> let us suppose I've  a function f which returns a random number and I start
> with an intial list of n random number
> I would like to check if each one of the element of this list is below zero
> and if it is applies the function f till when the new random number is above 0.
> This should be repeated for each element of the list such that at the end all
> the list random numbers will be above 0.
> Thanks in advance ,
> Paolo

f[] := RandomReal[{-1,1}]

t = Table[f[],{n = 5}]


NestWhile[f[]&,#,Negative]& /@ t


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