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What my title said and I want to plot the values of the array. still new to mathematica and programming so its hard to formulate my question just right


marked as duplicate by Mr.Wizard Sep 23 '14 at 23:48

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  • $\begingroup$ Please show us what you have tried so far. You should be able to piece something together with the help of the documentation. $\endgroup$ – C. E. Sep 23 '14 at 22:04
  • $\begingroup$ For[] and loops in general are usually a bad idea in Mathematica. See for example: mathematica.stackexchange.com/a/18396/193 $\endgroup$ – Dr. belisarius Sep 23 '14 at 22:15
  • $\begingroup$ This question has been asked many times before. I picked one and closed this question ad a duplicate of it. (See the link in the header added to your question.) See also: (4496) and (9455). Finally, please read this for some examples of how you can improve your approach: (7924) $\endgroup$ – Mr.Wizard Sep 23 '14 at 23:49

This is how you should NOT do it in Mathematica:

list = {};
f[x_] := x^4
For[i = 1, i < 100, i++, AppendTo[list, f[i]]];

And this is one of the many possible better ways:

ListLinePlot@ f @ Range@100

Mathematica graphics


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