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Re: Re: Simple Problem (I suppose...)

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  • Subject: [mg22160] Re: [mg22137] Re: Simple Problem (I suppose...)
  • From: Wolfgang Schadow <schadow at netcom.ca>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2000 01:23:49 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <888a2i$c6a@smc.vnet.net> <200002160734.CAA17974@smc.vnet.net>
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> Andreas,
> 
> The reason you cannot plot your function f[x] is because you entered the
> "blank" in the pattern as a subscript instead of a "underscore". This is
> what you should of had:
> 
> \!\(f[x\ _\ ] := x\^5 + x\^4 + x\^2\)
> 
> Cheers, Bria
> 

This does not work, because the underscore is still used as subscript.
Use

 \!\(f[x_] := x\^5 + x\^4 + x\^2\)

Wolfgang


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