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Re: Why not Evaluate arguments to Plot, PlotParametric?

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  • Subject: [mg444] Re: [mg439] Why not Evaluate arguments to Plot, PlotParametric?
  • From: William M. MacDonald <mcdonald at fafner.umd.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Feb 95 13:55:50 -0500

The source of my erroneous recollection is page 135 of Wolfram's book, 2nd Edition.

``There are, however, some cases in which it is much better to have Mathematica evaluate  
f  before it starts to make a plot.  A typical case is when .....''

Note the words, ``much better'',  which is an understatement if ever there was one.

Apologies to all who wasted anytime on this question.

W.MacDonald
W_MacDonald at umail.umd.edu
Physics Department
University of Maryland
College Park MD



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