MATHEMATICA HOW TO

# How to | Perform Operations on Lists

Lists are central constructs in Mathematica that are used to represent collections, arrays, sets, and sequences of all kinds. Well over a thousand built-in functions throughout Mathematica operate directly on lists, making them a powerful vehicle for interoperability.

Set up a list of 5 random integers between 0 and 10 (stored as ):

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Use Max to get the largest element of :

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Set up a 4×3 matrix of random integers between 0 and 10:

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Use Map to apply Max to each element of at the top level:

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You can add two lists of the same length element by element:

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Add the scalar to each element of a list:

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Multiply each element in the list by the scalar :

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Set up a list of 5 integers:

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Prepend the element at the beginning of the list :

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Append at the end of :

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Insert the element at position 3 of the list :

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Delete the element at position 3 in :

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Replace the element at position 3 in with a new element :

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Interleave between the entries of :

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