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Re: Plotting functions

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  • Subject: [mg4859] Re: Plotting functions
  • From: Harald Berndt <hberndt9 at>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Sep 1996 22:42:17 -0400
  • Organization: IDT Corporation
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

I have a function of the form
> Exp[x] Sin[y] = K;
> How do I plot this function for different values of K?

     Solve[ Exp[x] Sin[y] == K, x ],

(or solve for y), then assign the result to a function and use Plot3D. 
Note that the domain giving real solutions is restricted, though.

You could also use
     ImplicitPlot[ Exp[x] Sin[y] == someNumericvalue, {x or y, startV,
          stopV} ]

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