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

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Equation solution using minimization

I have an equation F[x,y]=0. I need to plot y as a function of x. Due to the properties of ...
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How to make a 3D plot using polar coordinates?

From the beginning: I have function $u(r)$ and radial symmetry in system. Also I've got results as data array ${u_i(r_i)}$. And I want to plot it as $u(x,y)$. Due to radial symmetry its gonna be like ...
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Plot x and y ErrorBars from file

If I have a set of data like this one saved in a txt file ...
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Plotting partial sums of Taylor Function

I need to plot the partial function: $T_f(x)=\log 2+\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{(-1)^{k+1}}{2^kk}(x-2)^k$ for $n=2$,$n=4$ and $n=6$ on the same plot over the interval $[-\frac{1}{2},4]$ and also the ...
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Simple Monte Carlo simulation

I want to find the Monte Carlo simulation of the integral $$\int_0^1 \sqrt{1-x^2}\mathrm dx$$ The Cesàro mean is $$I_n=\frac1n\sum_{k=1}^{n} f(U_k) $$ I want to plot the scatter plot ...
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Plotting datasets using ErrorListPlot

I am trying to make list plots with the ErrorListPlot function. I have two datasets (ds1 and ds2) of which one plots nicely (ds1) and the other just give blank plots. I cannot see any difference in ...
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Combine 2 plots in one [closed]

$f: R^2 -> R,$ $f(x,y)=x²-y²$ ...
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How to plot an implicit function; how to plot contours of a surface

How can I plot the circle $(x-4)^2 +(y-4)^2 = 4$ and two level curves of $f(x,y)=x^3 + y^3 - 3xy$ on Mathematica. I have tried using the ContourPlot command. Can ...
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Query about Exclusions

I guess this has already be answered. Plot[1/(x^3 - 2 x^2), {x, -2, 4}, Exclusions -> True] Plot[1/(x^3 - 2 x^2), {x, -2, 4}, Exclusions -> 2] I cannot ...
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Plotting the solution of a cubic equation against a coefficient in the equation

I have to plot the solution of the following equation against the coefficient $L$. Since it's a cubic equation, I'd like to filter out the real solution first and plot that then. The equation is $L ...
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Shorter code for repetitive commands [duplicate]

How to give a shorter one or two line command without repetition (single variable change in a subroutine): ...
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Adding circles on a function plot depending on the slope

I have the following function and I use manipulate to change the plot of the function and the integral respectively. In nonlinear dynamics one plots a little circle/point on the intersections of the ...
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Animating a Sphere to move along a 3D curve [closed]

How do I get a sphere to move along a 3D function in Mathematica?
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Add text or descriptions to Plot

I would like to add some descriptions or qualifications to Plot as follows: Those in black are what I would like to add to my Plot (this graph is manually created ...
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Unable to render 3D plots in Mathematica on Raspberry Pi [closed]

I just bought a Raspberry Pi 2 and I've just started to use Wolfram Mathematica. I tried to execute one of the examples given in the Wolfram documentations page. The problem that I am facing is that ...
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How to plot frequency polygon?

I have data sample. Built and plotted histogram based on the sample. How can I plot frequency polygon now? That's example of the desired result. Here is code: ...
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How can I plot histogram with the same number of values in every bin?

For example I have 100 values sample. I'd like to build histogram in which every bin contains, for example, 10 values. How can i do that? Thanks.
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Stream plotting in polar coordinates [duplicate]

I got to a scalar field that really looks just fine to me in polar coordinates. "looks just fine" = all the physical limits make sense. The scalar field in polar coordinates r and θ is: ...
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Plot directional field with a initial vlue

I do not have enough reputation to comment on other questions, hence I have to ask my own one I want to solve the following nonlinear first order ODE, $$(1 + x) (0.5 y[x]^{-0.5} (x - y[x])^{0.5} - ...
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Plotting a pencil of lines

I want to plot a pencil of lines between line1 and line2 using a formula (alfa*(ax+by+c)+beta*(a1x+b1y+c1)), but it doesn't show me anything. ...
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Plot a function based on the value of another function

Could anyone guide me on how to plot the function VR with the values of ρ that I get from solving the following eq. ...
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Dimension of plotting window vs PlotRange [duplicate]

For example, let's say I'm plotting this function, Plot[x, {x,-3,2}]. From the answer to this question the plot range is ...
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Create trading chart from Bloomberg historical data [closed]

I am using Mathematica 9 with the Finance Platform, and have pulled historical data for the Bloomberg Commodity Total Return Index using the following code. ...
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How to transform ListPlot ticks

I am sure that this is a standard question, but I have not been able to find it, either by a google search or by searching here on the Mathematica StackExchange. If I have a list plot defined by: ...
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Solving and plotting a non-linear and polynomial equations of degree 3 and higher

I'm doing the following and cannot plot the function, could anyone spot a problem please ...
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How to plot functions with large slope on a compact domain?

The Mathematica command Plot[(1 - r^2)^(1/32), {r, -1, 1}] does not plot the function near the boundary points. That is, the graph does not attain 0 at r = +-1. ...
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Approximation of definite integral by parabolas

This question is related to Trapezoid approximation to definite integral. As promised, I am now asking about how to draw approximation of integrals by parabolas. I tried to modify MarcoB's code, and I ...
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Manipulating a damped oscillator plot - plot does not show

I was trying to make an oscillation plot that could be manipulated depending on the value of $\beta$. The differential equation is below, and when I just plot the solution, it turns out to be the ...
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How to change the plot range of on an axis other than z in a ListPlot3D [closed]

ListPlot3D[Table[Tan[j i], {i, 0, Pi, 0.1}, {j, 0, Pi, 0.1}]] I want to choose the plot range of y or x-axis so that for example only the right "hill" of the ...
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Compute and Plot the element of a complex sequence

I'm new tho mathematica. I have a complex sequence ${z_n}$ with $z_0:=c$ $z_{n+1}=(z_n)^2+c$ for all $n\in N$ where c is some complex number, I need to plot the first 20 terms of this sequence ...
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Count the number of regions made by Lissajous curve

How many disconnected regions does Lissajous curve divide the plane into? For example: Let g=ParametricPlot[{Sin[2 t], Sin[t]}, {t, 0, 2 \[Pi]}] The number ...
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Plotting a function based of a complicated integral

I would like to have help in making a plot of a complicated function based a definite integral. - desired graph My calculation: ...
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How to plot trajectory for a differential equation in polar coordinates? [duplicate]

I have a differential equation for dr/dt and d[Theta]/dt in terms of r and theta, and I am trying to plot the trajectory in the x-y plane for a given initial condition (r,theta). ...
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Contour plotting temperature data on a hemisphere or circle

(edited question:) I solved the Laplace equation(PDE) in spherical coordinates (in my problem temperature is steady and it is azimuthal(θ) symmetric, so my data is ...
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How to fix the PlotRange?

I have the following plot: ...
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Distorted plot when I plot Sqrt[4 - x^2 - y^2] and -Sqrt[4 - x^2 - y^2 together [duplicate]

When I plot Sqrt[4 - x^2 - y^2] and -Sqrt[4 - x^2 - y^2] together,the z axis doesn't have ...
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Hightlight all the self-intersections of a Lissajous figure

This graph–also known as a Lissajous figure–contains so many self-intersections.How can I highlight them? ...
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Frame Tick Labelling in Power Form [duplicate]

Hopefully a simple one for you. I would like to edit the frame ticks on my plot such that they are in "power" form. As it stands I try: ...
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BoxWhiskerChart Notched: how is the notch calculated?

I am aware of one convention for the uncertainty in a median: it is 1.58 * IQR / Sqrt[n], where IQR is the inter-quartile range and n is the number of data points. This was proposed by McGill, Tukey, ...
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How to ContourPlot a function of the coordinates on the Earth's surface on a map projection

There are two similar questions (this and this), but one is too specific and the other is apparently not clear and has no answers. I'll try to make the question more complete. Suppose you have a ...
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Plot 2d-ItoProcess data in a plane

I am trying to simulate a simple 2d Ito SDE (randomly perturbed Hamiltonian system). Below is the code. ...
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How do I create a histogram of the binomial distribution for, say, p=.5 after 10 trials?

I apologize if this is question is too simple, if so it's because I'm a beginner. Anyway, it was easy enough to create a list plot, but I couldn't find out how to create an output that displays the ...
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BoxWhiskerChart Vertical Line

I have made a box plot to show the spread of past paper results for my A2 exams so I can easily see which subject need more work! ...
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Arrowheads not quite working as expected

I apologize if this question already has an answer, but my search has yielded no results, and I can't seem to figure out what's wrong with my code, so I thought I'd ask here. I'm using Mathematica 10: ...
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How do I execute a block of code multiple times? [closed]

Rudimentary pseudoconceptial question: I have a specific block of code that uses random variables and generates a plot at the end based on random code. I want my code to run 10 different times to get ...
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Vary the color of a 2D scatter plot [duplicate]

This is what I want. I want to change the colors as I progress through a list.
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Why does PlotRange in DensityPlot have no effect

It looks like DensityPlot and ListDensityPlot automatically clip the plot range to the min and max value of the data, when ...