This is documentation for Mathematica 8, which was
based on an earlier version of the Wolfram Language.

# NestList

 NestListgives a list of the results of applying f to expr through n times.
The function to nest can be a pure function:
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The function to nest can be a pure function:
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 Scope   (3)
Nesting a function can build a formula:
Nesting can return a single number:
The nested function can operate on a list:
To nest a function of more than one argument, the arguments can be put into a list:
 Applications   (15)
Powers of 2:
Successive integers:
Successive squaring:
Growth of annually compounded capital:
Successive derivatives:
Newton iterations for :
Continued fraction:
Iterated map:
Iterates in the problem:
Linear congruential pseudorandom generator:
Random walk:
Iterated string replacements:
Successively append to a list:
Successively rotate a list:
Operations on a pair of values:
Nest gives the last element of NestList:
Nesting zero times simply returns to the original argument:
FixedPointList goes on until the result no longer changes:
NestWhileList goes on while a condition is true:
FoldList automatically inserts second arguments from a list:
Power towers:
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