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Re: plot bug

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  • Subject: [mg16702] Re: [mg16656] plot bug
  • From: BobHanlon at
  • Date: Mon, 22 Mar 1999 22:33:34 -0500
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In a message dated 3/19/99 10:40:54 PM, arnoldk at writes:

>Using Mathematica 3.0 on a Mac and on a PC, the following command
>Plot[Cos[Degree Tan[Degree Sin[x]]],{x,0,2 Pi}] 
>produced a graph whose y axis labels were ALL 1.
>Any explanation?


Plot[Cos[Degree Tan[Degree Sin[x]]],{x,0,2 Pi}] ;

Table[N[Cos[Degree*Tan[Degree*Sin[x]]], 20], 
{x, 0, 2Pi, Pi/20}]

You are looking at very low amplitude ripple and the y axes labels all have
the value of 1 to within the precision of the labels.

Bob Hanlon

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