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

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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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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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Plotting a function against some other function?

I want to plot a function against two other functions which are actually determined by ndsolve in my mathematica code. ...
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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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Can I open Mathematica to plot something via some kind of Windows command?

I have a software package for alternative musical tunnings called Scala. This package has a command to plot a musical scale using gnuplot. It seems that Scala sends some kind of command to Gnuplot and ...
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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 solve using NDSolve

(d^2 f)/(dρ^2 ) + 2/ρ df/dρ = 9 ϕ^2 (f/(1+βf)) Boundary conditions df/dρ=0 at ρ=0 f=1 at ρ=1 We have to make plot of η vs β using following equation with above ...
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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 ...
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Rotation of a cylinder around its vertical axis [closed]

I want that that cylinder plotted by RevolutionPlot3D[{Sin[t], Cos[t], u}, {t, 0, 2 Pi}, {u, -10, 0.02}] to rotate around its vertical axis. If possible I want ...
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How to obtain adaptive sampling as in Plot function?

Adaptive sampling in Plot function can capture the oscillation of a function with very few points. How can I get a similar sequence of point pairs without using ...
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Convolution of Airy disk and Gaussian function

I would like to plot the convolution of an Airy disk, [((2*BesselJ[1, x])/x)^2] and a Gaussian function [Exp(-(x^2)/(2*c^2))]. ...
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How can I plot more regression trend line in the same graph?

I would like to do something like the example I drawed manually: ...
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Revolution of two curves around the y-axis

I've looked through the other posts on rotating a function around the x or y axis and haven't had any luck. my question is this how do i rotate the area between the functions $f(x)=x^2+1$, and ...
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Slow program- Mathematica shuts down

I've been trying to draw dynamic pictures of level sets of certain polynomials. The code right now looks like that : ...
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Logarithms of different bases in TraditionalForm [duplicate]

Is it at all possible to have Mathematica express logarithm functions not in base $e$ using TraditionalForm? Currently, I have the graph of the function $-\dfrac{1}{2}\log_4\dfrac{x}{3}$, but ...
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Plotting the image of a curve under a complex polynomial using Mathematica

I would be able to plot the image of a curve (say the circle with radius $1$ centered at $1+i$) under a complex polynomial (say $p(z)=z^2$) using Mathematica. I know how to find the level curves of ...
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Plot a function with a discrete part

I would like to plot a function like this one: ...
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RegionPlot problem: bug or mistake?

The following produces a plot that looks reasonable: RegionPlot[0 <= (x x - y y) (10000.0001) + 31250 <= 2027910.624, {x, 0, 700}, {y, 0, 700}] (The ...
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Trapezoid approximation to definite integral

this question is related to Basic question on defining more rectangles. I now was trying to adapt the code by MarcoB to get the approxiamtion of the integral by trapezoids, and I used the function ...
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Clicking on a point on a plot

I want to click on a plot and have the pointer snap to the actual curve displayed. I found ways to click any random point on the plot but I want it to only click on actual points on the curve. I want ...
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NonlinearModelFit and plot with multiple parameters function

i ve got quite simple function: $f(t) = x1 * a(t) + x2 * b(t)$ and table of results like this one: t | f(t) | a(t) | b(t) ---------------------- 1 | 2 | 5 | 3 ---------------------- 2 | 4 ...
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Graphically approximating the area under a curve as a sum of rectangular regions

I am completely new to Mathematica. Basically I was trying to write a code to plot a function and draw the approximate area by rectangles. To be more precise, plot a function ...
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How to combine ParametricPlot and RegionPlot?

I have two implicitly defined equations. I plot the implicit curve using parametric plot. ...
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TicksStyle in RegionPlot

How does TicksStyle work in RegionPlot? The below does not work: ...
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Is there a good reason for the removal of this FrameTicks syntax?

In past versions of Mathematica one could use a terse syntax for FrameTicks: {bottom, left, top, right} In 10.1 this syntax is no longer recognized requiring the ...
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Using mathematica to visualise solution of vectors and planes

Im struggling with a question I'm my math book and I wanted to use mathematica to visualise it for me, the problem is that I don't even get something remotely similar to what I was expecting. How here ...
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Solving a system of ode and plotting the nullclines

I have the following problem to solve it is a system of two ode's. I'm given that q=2/Sqrt[1 + 1600 y] and then the ode's are as follows. ...
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Switch from logarithmic to linear scaling partway along a plot's axis

In the 2015 Planck satellite results, they give the latest plot of the temperature power spectrum of the cosmic microwave background, which I show below. (I am only interested in the main plot; you ...
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Quantile-quantile plot [closed]

Am I right that this code: QuantilePlot[data, NormalDistribution[Mean[data], StandardDeviation[data]] will return QQ plot of the sample quantiles of our data ...
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How to plot a 3D surface from an Excel matrix, using column and row headers as axis labels

I am trying to use Mathematica to plot a surface chart similar to the ones that are created from Microsoft Excel. The point is to be able to easily colorize and manipulate the plot by free 3D ...