Questions on creating visualizations from functions or data using high-level constructors such as Plot, ListPlot, Histogram, etc.

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Find Vertex of Parabola

A Frisbee is thrown straight up in the air from a position 2 m above ground level. Because of the wind pattern, the height, h, in metres, after time t, in seconds, is given by the formula H = 2 + 6t – ...
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Why `Plot` does not obey the `AspectRatio` specification?

I am plotting the density function of a beta distribution and I specify that aspect ratio should be one. I expect the x and y axes should have the same scale (unit length), but it turns out not. How ...
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Visual representation of a Ranking over time (image provided)

[Disclaimer: I initially posted this question on stackOverflow 2 months ago and think it might be better suited for this forum (Original post: ...
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Custom list plot ticks

Not as exciting as the buttocks question, but ... For some list log plots, it is faster to calculate for certain log values. eg: ...
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Combine Stereographic “Entity” Plot of Arctic Sea with Contour Plot

In the announcement of Mathematica 10 there were some very cool features for every geo-related researcher. Like this one what i'm trying to do is to overlay an ContourPlot onto this beautiful arctic ...
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How to share `LineLegend` among sub-figures in `GraphicsGrid`?

Using GraphicsGrid, I have put two figures that share the same x-axis in a row. However, I failed to let them share a common ...
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How do I draw a pair of buttocks?

I'm trying to develop a function which 3D plot would have a buttocks like shape. Several days of searching the web and a dozen my of own attempts to solve the issue have brought nothing but two ...
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Plot multiple solutions [duplicate]

I want to plot multiple solutions of an equation, so that one can differ them in the plot. The given equation is e.g. ...
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Physics Lab with mathematica [on hold]

Well, I am very new at Mathematica. I have some datas from my physics Laboratory. I used to use physplot, a simple program to plot data points,but now I want to use Mathematica to plot those points, ...
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How to turn an expression into a number

I am working with a function that computes the covariance between two variables. After computing this, I'd like to use Plot or Plot3D to see how this covariance depends on the parameters of the mean ...
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How do I use an offset with Parametric Plot?

This is a line of code from a Mathematica demonstration called "Coupler Curves of a Four-Bar Linkage". ...
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Plot function producing no graph [on hold]

I am trying to plot this probability distribution but nothing is showing up on the axis: ...
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Cumulative histogram with log-log scale

How to do a cumulative histogram on Mathematica on a log-log scale? This question is pretty straightforward, but a search didn't help me at all. Keep in mind that all I have is a list of n numbers ...
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How to extract contour functions from contour plot [duplicate]

I would like to extract the functions that describe the contours of a contour plot. For example, if I have the function: ContourPlot[f[x,y], {x, 0, 4 Pi}, {y, 0, 4 Pi}, Contours -> 4] I would like ...
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Direction of change plot in 2 images taken from video

I have two successive images from a video and I would like to plot the largest direction of change from the first image to the second image as a vector plot. For example, if image 1 was ...
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Plotting phase portrait from NDSolve (i.e., must plot x'[x], where $x=x(t)$)

I'm doing a double pendulum system and I wish to plot the phase portraits for each angle. I've successfully used NDSolve to solve for each of the angles. Let's just ...
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How do I add contour labels to contour plot?

I tried ContourPlot[f[x, y], {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}, ContourLabels->automatic] , but it messes up the contourplot. How can I just add values to the contours ...
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How to create 3d region of f[x,y] over triangular region on xy plane?

I need to create a VOLUME under f[x,y]= x (y^3 + 1)^(1/2) that's above the triangular region bounded by y=x/3, ...
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Plotting ODE solutions with two parameters

I have a system of two first-order ODEs with two parameters, a and b and I'm trying to plot the solution curve in the X-Y plane at a given initial condition for various parameter values. Can someone ...
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Problem with DensityPlot Plot3d of Heavisde function

I have problem with heavisde pi or theta function. When I plot them densly i.e. w[x,y] like this w[x_, y_] = Sum[HeavisidePi[x - i/100], {i, 1, 200}]; I get ...
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How to combine several graphs in one? [on hold]

If I have table of for example 5 sets of points which form 5 curves, to plot all of them in the same graph I use this: ...
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Parametric contour plot?

I am trying to plot a contour of a function g(x,y) (in particular, the contour g(x,y)=1) on a different set of axes than (x,y): I want to plot it on (f1(x),f2(y)), where f1 and f2 are (monotone ...
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Can anyone help me to get the solution of this first order ODE?

$\ y'(x)=-\sqrt(y(x)^3)$ with initial condition $\ y(0)=-2$. In fact, this is an example here in page 3-4 ...
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Align a plot with other rotated plot

i'm plotting two plots one of them is rotated 90º and has no axes labels, so my problem is that when i plot them together in a row the alignment options bottom top align the top to top or bottom to ...
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ColorFunction that depends on angle of line

I have a ListLinePlot, and I want the ColorFunction to vary as the angle, so that the color of the whole line depends on its angle from the x-axis. Here is a MWE of what I am doing: ...
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List(Line)Plot with a big jump

I am trying to plot a joined plot. Some possible ways would be ListPlot with Joined -> True or ...
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plot the numerical value of the average on a BoxWhiskerChart

Im using BoxWhiskerChart to get a boxplot of a matrix of two columns. I need to read the value of the sample average directly from the plot and not from the axes. ...
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Multiple dynamic equations for plotting?

Say I have a bunch of equations between variables e.g. h=bcd, i=hce, j=ihbd, ...
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Help with the plot f(x)=2ln(-0.5x+2)-1 [on hold]

I don't know how to write equation in the notebook. The graph doesn't appear when I tried.
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How can I graph the polynomial function? [on hold]

There is no explanation for the polynomial function. The equation is f(x)=-2x^2-4x-3.
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How to write Morse code into Plot Dashing?

How can we define a dashing pattern in a plot such that it reads arbitrary text in Morse code? For instance Graphics[{DotDashed, Line[{{0, 0}, {5, 0}}]}] ...
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Make plots of solutions persist

How can the code below be modified so that at allow plots of solutions to persist upon clicking in the slope field. For example, after three clicks, the plots of all three solutions should remain. In ...
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Is plot polluting my context?

Whenever I plot something 3 temporary variables get added to my current context. Example (fresh Kernel): Plot[x, {x, -1, 1}]; Names["Global`*"] Output: ...
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The use of Evaluate in NDSolve and Plotting the answer [duplicate]

I am having a bit of hard time understanding the use of Evaluate when plotting the output of NDSolve. From the documentation, I enter: ...
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How to plot a function that is not defined after certain point

I'm plotting a function that I get after numerically integrating over another function. Something like: f[x_,y_]:=NIntegrate[g[x,y,z],{z,0,1}] I know that above ...
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Is it possible to draw really thin lines in Mathematica?

I want to have in Mathematica the same result I have in Python: I have this nice effect simply by using very thin lines. But it seems in Mathematica thickness property has some limit and i just got ...
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How to plot curves in ternary plot (triangular plot) [duplicate]

I need to plot the following curve in a triangular (ternary) plot: $$|x_{BB}-x_{AA}|=(\sigma_c-2x_{AB}+1)^{\gamma}, \qquad (1)$$ subjected to the condition (this condition must satisfy for a ternary ...
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Different color for plots inside manipulate object [duplicate]

I want to plot two functions in the same plot (meand and approxmean) with a different color. When I place the plot commands outside of the manipulate and grid region they are colored differently but ...
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I want to import a .csv to Mathematica but when I do that the decimal are denoted by “,”. What can I do? I need points [duplicate]

Import["C:\Users\Maria Del Mar\Desktop\LECCIÓN\masa a.csv", "table", FieldSeparators -> ";"] // TableForm
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Specify Frame pixel size in images [closed]

I was wondering if there is a way to specify the Frame size of an image as opposed to using ImageSize? The issue is that we have several images we would like to ...
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How can I best plot timestamps by frequency-to-date?

I have a site called Sudomemo. I record when I first see a user in the database; and I've exported it in JSON format, located here. http://www.sudomemo.net/statistics/firstSeenDump.php I've done ...
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How to exclude a region from ParametricPlot

Suppose I have functions f[x] and g[x] which are defined in the region 0 ≤ x ≤ 1 and ...
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A counterintuitive RegionPlot behavior [closed]

The region between a straight line and a hyperbola in the fourth quadrant is not shown by the RegionPlot: ...
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White region in ContourPlot

The following code ContourPlot[Min[(-7 + 100 t - x) (5 + 100 t - x), (400 t^2 + 40 t (-5 + x) + (-5 + x) (7 + x))], {t, 0, .05}, {x, -1, 5}, PlotRange -> All] ...
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Plotting knot torus

I'd like to plot together a torus and a knot on it, that is, closed curve wrapping around the torus, $m$ times around a circle and $n$ times around the other circle. It will be used to explain ...
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Label rows and columns of an ArrayPlot?

Is it possible to label the rows and columns of an ArrayPlot? I have a somewhat large matrix, about 90x90. The rows and columns of this matrix have names. I want to plot this matrix using ArrayPlot, ...
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How can I plot a large number of functions and use a “…” to signal more inbetween? [closed]

So I want to plot x+1, x+2, X+3,..., x+50 on a single figure. So I tried Plot[{x+1, x+2, x+3, ..., x+49, x+50}, {x, -5, 5}, PlotLegends -> "Expressions"] ...
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Plot a transformed distribution with an If function

Suppose I have a normal distribution $A \sim \mathcal{N}(\mu,\sigma^{2})$ with a known cutoff point (percentile) on this distribution called $c$. Based on this point the distribution needs to be ...