Plot f(x) = x^3 and g(x) = 10e^(−x^2) on the same graph. Make a frame around the graph, show tick labels on all four sides, plot such that f(x)’s ticks appear on the left side of the plot and g(x)’s ticks appear on the right side.

I've tried variations of this

p5 = x^3
p6 = 10*Exp[-x^2]
Plot[{p5, p6}, {x, -1, 1}, Frame -> True, 
FrameTicks -> {{{p5, p6}, {Automatic, Automatic}}}]

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"13.0.1 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (January 28, 2022)"


f[x_] = x^3;
g[x_] = 10*Exp[-x^2];

With v12.0 and later, use ResourceFunction["MultipleAxesPlot"]

 maplt = ResourceFunction["MultipleAxesPlot"][
   {f[x], g[x]}, {x, -1, 1},
   PlotStyle -> {{GrayLevel[0.3], AbsoluteThickness[1]}, ColorData[97][2]},
   FrameLabel -> {
     {StringForm["`` = ``", HoldForm[f[x]], f[x]], 
      StringForm["`` = ``", HoldForm[g[x]], g[x]]},
     {x, None}},
   "SecondaryAxesColor" -> ColorData[97][2]],
 (Options[maplt, FrameTicks] /. {} :> Automatic)]

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p5 = x^3;
p6 = 10*Exp[-x^2];

Find the minimum and maximum values for p5 (yrange5) and p6 (yrange6) and use them (1) to Rescale p6 and (2) to define a ticks function for the right frame:

{yrange5, yrange6} = Through[{MinValue, MaxValue}[{#, -1 <= x <= 1}, x]] & /@ {p5, p6};

rescaledp6 = Rescale[p6, yrange6, yrange5];

rightframeticks = Charting`FindTicks[yrange5, yrange6];

Plot {p5, rescaledp6} with the option FrameTicks -> {{Automatic, rightframeticks}, {Automatic, Automatic}}:

Plot[{p5, rescaledp6}, {x, -1, 1}, 
 Frame -> True, 
 FrameLabel->{{p5, p6}, {x, None}}, 
 FrameStyle -> {ColorData[97] /@ {1, 2}, {Automatic, Automatic}}, 
 FrameTicks -> {{Automatic, rightframeticks}, {Automatic, Automatic}}]

enter image description here


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