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Re: Mathematica Plot [help]

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  • Subject: [mg10326] Re: Mathematica Plot [help]
  • From: Paul Abbott <>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Jan 1998 23:40:50 -0500
  • Organization: University of Western Australia
  • References: <68s834$>

Wei Xu wrote:

> I want to draw a surface, say sin[x,y],  defined on a triangular domain,
> say, x:[0,1], y:[0,1] and x+y <=1.
> I tried to use the following command:
>  ParametricPlot3D[{fx, fy, fz}, {x,0,1}, {y,0,1-x}] but it is not
> allowed to use {y,0,1-x}.

An answer for this appeared in The Mathematica Journal 5(1):15. Change
variables and reparametrise y:

	ParametricPlot3D[{x,u (1-x),Sin[x u (1-x)]},{x,0,1},{u,0,1}];

Here y -> u (1-x) and u:[0,1].


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