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Re: Re: Graphing Functions

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  • Subject: [mg27351] Re: [mg27304] Re: Graphing Functions
  • From: BobHanlon at aol.com
  • Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 03:17:51 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

The "scale" is controlled by the Plot option AspectRatio

Plot[{Sqrt[1-x^2], -Sqrt[1-x^2]}, {x, -1, 1}];

Plot[{Sqrt[1-x^2], -Sqrt[1-x^2]}, {x, -1, 1}, AspectRatio -> 1];

AspectRatio /. Options[Plot]

1/GoldenRatio

N[%]

0.6180339887498948


Bob Hanlon

In a message dated 2001/2/20 3:30:26 AM, dontreply at tothis.ok? writes:

>another question when plotting - is there a way to turn off Mathematica's
>intelligent default for scale of the y axis?  I would like to look at the
>functions in a "square" format.  (does this make any sense?  I guess I
>just
>want the output to be more like a standard graphing calculator...)
>


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