A list is a data structure consisting of an ordered set of elements, each of which may be a number, another list, etc. A list is usually denoted (a_1, a_2, ..., a_n) or {a_1,a_2,...,a_n}, and may also be interpreted as a vector (specifically, an n-vector) or an n-tuple. Multiplicity matters in a list, so (1, 1, 2) and (1, 2) are not equivalent.

See also

Multiset, n-Tuple, n-Vector, Queue, Set, Stack, String, Vector

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Weisstein, Eric W. "List." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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