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Re: Simple Problem (I suppose...)

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  • Subject: [mg22142] Re: Simple Problem (I suppose...)
  • From: Harald Giese <giese at ifm.uni-hamburg.de>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2000 02:35:03 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Institut fuer Meereskunde, Universitaet Hamburg
  • References: <888a2i$c6a@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Andreas Kallmeyer wrote:
> 
> Hi!
> 
> I just got Mathematica 4 and when I try such easy calculations as below
> and then I can't plot the result.... WHY?? I really have no clue.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Andreas.
> 
> Here my text is clipped:
> "
> In[1]:=
> Remove["Global'*"]

Take care of the apostophe. The different types: ',´,` (ASCII-Codes: 39,
180, 96) have different meanings. Therefore it should read:
Remove["Global`*"]


> 
> In[2]:=
> \!\(f[\(x\_-\)] := \ x\^5 + x\^4 + x\^2\)

The argument x must be followed by an underscore "_" and not an inferior
hyphen "-":
\!\(f[x_] := \ x\^5 + x\^4 + x\^2\)


Regards,
Harald

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Harald Giese
Email: giese at dkrz.de
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Institut fuer Meereskunde der Universitaet Hamburg
(Institute of Oceanography of the University of Hamburg)
Troplowitzstrasse 7, D-22529 Hamburg


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