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Create multivariate function of a list of variables

asked 2018-02-19 12:45:29 -0500

MLainz gravatar image

updated 2018-02-20 12:52:06 -0500

I have created a list of variables, myvars

I'd like to create a function of those variables, but

myvars = var('x y z')
 f = function('f')(myvars)

doesn't work.

Of course in my actual code I'm creating myvars programatically, so doing

 f = unction('f')(myvars[0], myvars[1], myvars[2])

is not convenient

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answered 2018-02-19 15:37:44 -0500

eric_g gravatar image

You should use the star operator to unpack the tuple myvars, i.e. write the function argument as *myvars:

sage: myvars = var('x y z')
sage: f = function('f')(*myvars)
sage: f
f(x, y, z)
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