I'm trying to plot solution of system of equations as a function of parameter

  Quiet[sol = Solve[{Ka*P*L*L == PLL, P0 == P + PLL, r*P0 == L + 2*PLL}, {P, L, PLL}]][[3]];
  complex[x_] := PLL /. sol[[3]] /. r -> x;
     Hold[Evaluate@D[complex[r], r]],
     Hold[Evaluate@D[-complex[r], {r, 2}]]
     } // Release,
   {r, 0.1, 4},
   PlotStyle -> {Red, Blue}
 {Ka, 10000, 10000},
 {P0, 0.5, 1}

My plot has gaps! Why and how I can eliminate them?

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2 Answers 2


Thre is a small imaginary part due to numerical errors. Just add Re inside Evaluate:

... Evaluate@Re@D[...] ...

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One way, which I would favor, is to use Chop to remove small imaginary parts. (I would favor this in the case that large imaginary parts should not be ignored, but indicate that the actual solution is not real.)

 With[{sol = 
    Quiet[Solve[{Ka*P*L*L == PLL, P0 == P + PLL, r*P0 == L + 2*PLL}, {P, L, PLL}]][[3]]},
  With[{df = D[PLL /. sol, r], d2f = D[PLL /. sol, {r, 2}]},
   Plot[{Chop[df], Chop[-d2f]}, {r, 0.1, 4}, 
    PlotStyle -> {Red, Blue}]
 {Ka, 10000, 10000}, {P0, 0.5, 1}]

Mathematica graphics


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