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Re: Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg13831] Re: Mathematica
  • From: "Allan Hayes" <hay at>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Aug 1998 04:41:10 -0400
  • References: <6s5na5$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Ryan Taylor wrote in message <6s5na5$ce7 at>...
>I am using mathematica for the first time in order to plot PV diagrams
>for a chemistry class. I was wondering if there is any way that I can
>label the x and y axis on a graph. For example, "pressure" and
>"volume." I would greatly appreciate any assistance you could provide
>on this matter.
> Thank You,
>        Justin Munn
>     MJMUNN at

You can use the option AxesLabel.
For example

Plot[x,{x,0,3} , AxesLabel-> {"pressure","volume"}]

It works with other 2D graphics.


Plot3D[x y,{x,0,3} ,{y,0,2}, AxesLabel-> {"pressure","volume",

Allan Hayes
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