# [R] Iteration in R

R. Michael Weylandt michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 20:45:39 CET 2011

```Because lapply() tries to pass an argument to FUN and there's none

This would work however:

lapply(rep(100, 6), rnorm, mean = 1, sd = 2)

Michael

On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 2:42 PM, B77S <bps0002 at auburn.edu> wrote:
> Interesting and thank you; I'm confused as to why this doesn't work with:
>
> lapply(rep(1,6), FUN=rnorm, n=10, mean=1.0, sd=1)
>
>
>
> andrija djurovic wrote
>>
>> Hi Brad. Maybe something like this:
>>
>> lapply(rep(1,6), function(x) rnorm(10,0,1))
>>
>> Andrija
>>
>> On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 8:21 PM, B77S <bps0002@> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Michael,
>>> How would you do this with lapply to return a list?
>>> I can't seem to get that to work (I haven't used these much and am trying
>>> to
>>> learn).
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>>
>>> Michael Weylandt wrote
>>> >
>>> > ? replicate
>>> >
>>> > or a for loop
>>> >
>>> > or do all one hundred simulations at once
>>> >
>>> > x <- matrix(rnorm(100^2, 1, 2), 100)
>>> >
>>> > It's going to depend on what you want to do with the numbers.
>>> >
>>> > Michael
>>> >
>>> > On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Martin Zonyrah <martin2005z@>
>>> wrote:
>>> >> Hi,
>>> >> I need help. I am trying to iterate this command  x <- rnorm(100, 1.0,
>>> >> 2.0) one hundred times in R but I don't seem to have a clue.
>>> >> Can anyone help?
>>> >> Your help is very much appreciated.
>>> >>
>>> >> Martin
>>> >>
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