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Re: Unexpected results

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  • Subject: [mg14288] Re: Unexpected results
  • From: "W. K. Bertram" <wkb at>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Oct 1998 01:21:09 -0400
  • Organization: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
  • References: <6vf4vc$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Daniel Zepeda wrote:

> Hi,
> Why doesn't
> Plot[10^Log[x], {x, 0,10}]
> plot what I expect? I expect it to plot y=x, but it doesn't, it plots an
> what looks like an exponential curve.


        Plot[E^Log[x], {x, 0,10}]
       Plot[10^Log[10,x], {x, 0,10}]

and you,ll get you straight line.
In Mathematica Log[x] is the natureal logarithm ( ie. to the base e)


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