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Plotting four optimization solutions together on one plot [closed]

I have three variables. One of them might be a constant. I have four functions. I would like to plot them in a special way. Different pairs of variables give different values for each function. I ...
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Plot the plane so different condition has a different color

I have a list of functions defined on the plane, and I want to know which one of those functions is smaller than the other functions at particular points. Currently, what I do is ...
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Fluid mechanics problem concerning flow over a wedge

Below is the code I am using to generate a velocity profile and temperature profile for flow over a wedge. ...
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How to get a uniformly distributed list of points from a B-spline function

I created a spline function from a list of points and made a plot as follows: ...
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How to widen PlotLegends?

I have a plot whose legend, when placed at the bottom, is two lines rather than one: ...
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LegendLayout not working as asked [duplicate]

Why the following code does not result in row layout as specified (see the attached picture for result)? ...
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How to transform frame ticks from 1, 2, 3, … to x, 2 x, 3 x, …?

I want to replace the numbers on a framed plot's axes with that number multiplied by a variable, call it x. (The idea is that I'm plotting things which depend on ...
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Plotting 3D piecewise function with distinct colors

I want to draw the following picture in Mathematica as shown below with distinct color for each section.
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How to put labels on a 3d plot

I'm close, but I'm stuck. Here's my code so far: ...
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Two discrete colors for surface with ParametricPlot3D

I am trying to create a plot of a surface that is yellow above the xy-plane (z>0), but blue below (z<0). My first attempt was to use ...
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Radius Values not Displaying in (List)PolarPlot

I'm having troubles with the PolarAxes option in ListPolarPlot under Mathematica 8.0. To be more specific, when I run the ...
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Strange Behavior in Barchart LabelingFunction

BarChart formatting algorithm make me loose some time today in V10. Now, LabelingFunction do not work beyond some number of Labels. See example: ...
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FrameTicks puts tick markers on both sides of plot? [closed]

I have a framed plot and I want to use Ticks to create customized tick marks, along the lines of ...
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How to get axes labels with PlotTheme->“Scientific”?

I'm liking the new plot themes in Mathematica 10, but finding that I can't override the options it sets. For example, ...
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How can I plot a Chebyshev spiral?

The Chebyshev polynomials T_n of the first kind are a certain set of orthogonal polynomials. They can be defined by T_n(cos(x))=cos(nx), the first of them are T_0(x) = 1 T_1(x) = x T_2(x) = ...
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StreamPlot,StreamPoints and the Fisher's equation

I'm trying to reproduce a StreamPlot from a vector field encoundered while analyzing the Fisher's equation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fisher%27s_equation), for a ...
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Manipulate Discrete Values Labelling

I have 3 lists of plots (generated in other code), rawplots, weightplots,linearizedplots. ...
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Prevent Part[] from trying to extract parts of symbolic expressions

If you have a list, e.g. {1, 2, 3} then you can extract the $k$th part using Part (...
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BoxWhiskerChart - 10-90th percentile instead of min - max

I am trying to draw a custom BoxWhiskerChart with alternative values determining fences. I have data that has a lot of outliers and I have to compare it to another chart that has 10-90th percentile ...
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Plot least squares curve on Linear Log Plot

I have the following Data: ...
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ListPlot[] code for CSV file not working

I have a CSV file with $9$ columns. I want to plot them in the following way. Column $1$ will be along the $X$-axis. Any point $(x_i, y_i)$ of $i$-th curve in the plot will have the $x$ value from the ...
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How do I plot points on a sphere using spherical coordinates?

Currently, I have a matrix containing a list of spherical coordinates. Column 1 is r; r=1 for all points. Column 2 is theta and column 3 is phi. Each row is an ordered triple (r,theta,phi). Is there a ...
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Ploting legends in contourplot

In Mathematica 8. Given this: ...
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how to create a slope field in mathematica? [duplicate]

Anyone have any good resources for learning mathematics, already sufficient in JAVA. not math... only in calc 2. I want to plot the slope field of ...
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Increase 3D Graph thickness for 3D printing in Mathematica?

My code: Plot3D[{(2*x*y)/(x^2 + y^2)}, {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}] Output: And now I can export this to STL by using the export STL command, however, when I try ...
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How to plot multiple curve in a same plot with Manipulate

The manipulate function in Mathematica allows the users to adjust the values of the parameters in a graphical way. How do I plot multiple functions in a same graph and also I can use manipulate at the ...
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Changing axes in ContourPlot

I'm new using mathematica. I'm plotting a funcion that depends on two variables (r and C) let's say z= r^2+c^2 When I use ContourPlot, level curves are shown in a r-C plane. I'm trying to obtain the ...
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How do I subtract two contours?

Suppose I have this contour described by the equation the root $z$ of this equation $ \frac{1}{x^2 + y^2} + \frac{1}{xz} = 2y $ Now suppose the equation is tweaked slightly, with an addition of $w$, ...
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intersection between two curves in Mathematica [duplicate]

I have a ListLinePlot of some datas and a plot of a constant function. How can I find the intersection point? My data are: ...
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How does PlotLegends actually work with ListPlot3D?

I'm sensing this might be a rookie mistake but normally I roll my own legends but decided to try the built in legends for a ListPlot3D. ...
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How does one get Mesh lines at 0 in ParametricPlot3D?

The following is in the documentation (MMA 10) under ParametricPlot3D -> Options -> Mesh : ...
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Legend in a Show

I am trying to put some legends on a graph but I am not able to do that. This is my code: ...
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How does epilog position work in logplots?

I'm trying to use Epilog in my plots but the position of the Epilog isn't making much sense. As a minimal example consider, ...
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How to simultaneously change the color and thickness in ContourStyle?

When plotting contours with ContourPlot, one can use the option ContourStyle to change the contours of the plot. With the ...
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Why won't mathematica plot the 3D Contour of this function?

I want to find the 3D contour of the equation1: ...
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Gray background in export pdf

I am trying to output a simple plot with a legend and the output keeps coming out with a gray background. A simple example is the following: ...
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Transparency rendering problems in Mathematica 10 (Mac)

For some weird reason, they apparently changed the styling of contours in ContourPlot for 10.0. Here is a comparison of the results for V9 and V10 (first 9, then 10): ...
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Problem with Poincare section

these are equations for some double oscillators: $x'(t)=p, p'(t)=-x-3y, y'(t)=q, q'(t)=-y-3x$ I would like to plot the Poincare section for collection of $(y,q)$ when $x=0$ and $x'(t)>0$ (or for ...
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Help to plot Poincare section for a system of delay differential equations

I'am trying to plot Poincare section for a 4-dimentional system of Delay differential equations. I don't know how to specify initial conditions. Can I use each of the code in the following ? Also how ...
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Solve differential equation with 3 variables and plotting contour

Suppose we have this equation: $$ 2 - x g(z) f \left(x, \frac{\partial y}{\partial x}\right) = 3y $$ using initial condition $y = 2$ where $g = \left| \frac{3}{2-iz} \right|$ and $f = ...
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ArrayPlot and non-integer PlotRange

There seems to weird bug regarding non-integer PlotRange in ArrayPlot. For example... ...
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Plot the minimum of a list of functions

This is my first question on any stack-exchange site and I'm also very new to using Mathematica software so please excuse/correct me if I mess up. I would like to take a list of functions of a single ...
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What are the standard colors for plots in Mathematica 10? [duplicate]

Mathematica 10 release appears to have changed the default styling of plots: the most visible changes are thicker lines and different default colors. Thus, answers to this stackoverflow question are ...
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Compiling ColorFunction for faster complex phase-amplitude plots

I have gotten into the habit of plotting complex-valued functions on a plane using a color-function along the lines of ...
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Initial Image Size of dynamic plot

I have a dynamic plot. I want to set an initial image size and then be able to resize it by dragging with the mouse. When the image is updated, I want to maintain the "dragged" size. A naive attempt ...
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Rough mesh lines in partially opaque 3D plots

If I plot a surface with mesh lines, they show up fine (of course). However, if the surface is even just a little transparent, they get quite rough. Compare this to setting the Opacity to 1: ...
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geometric construct in GeoRegionValuePlot doesn't work?

As stated in the documentation of GeoRegionValuePlot: The reg can be Entity objects such as countries corresponding to extended geographic regions, or geometric ...
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How to get grid lines at all (log) tick marks in Version 10?

In Version 7 using GridLines -> Automatic (or All) would put a grid line at every log-spaced tick mark: ...
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Density map strange mapping of color

I tried to convince Mathematica 8 to plot a density map of a function: $$f(x,y) = \frac{2(x^2 - y^2)-1}{(x^2 + y^2)^2}$$ with color scheme called "TemperatureMap". At $x = \pm 1$, $y = 0$ it's ...