Function plot

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Description

The function plot can be used to plot a standard user-defined mathematical function such as y=sin(x) or y=exp(-x^2/2)/sqrt(2*pi()).

The Function plot dialog box

Function plot dialog box

  • Functions: the dialog box allows to enter up to 6 functions. For the function y=sin(x) you just enter sin(x). To build a more complex function, click the Formula editor button to call the Formula editor dialog box.
  • Graph options
    • X-axis: enter the range over which you want to plot the function.
    • Y-axis: select the option "automatic" to let the program format the Y-axis, or you can enter the range for the Y-axis in the corresponding input fields.

Graph

Function plot example

See also

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