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Re: Slope fields

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  • Subject: [mg43752] Re: Slope fields
  • From: poujadej at (Jean-Claude Poujade)
  • Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2003 02:28:41 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <blcqsf$p8q$>
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"Steven Jonak" <jonakst at> wrote in message news:<blcqsf$p8q$1 at>...
> I'm a relative newbie to Mathematica and am interested in generating slope fields.  Is there a way for me to see the slope field for a differential equation such as dy/dx=2x or similar first-order seperable differential equations?
> S Jonak


You can use PlotVectorField (with normalized arrow length) 
to plot slope fields. 
This is an example with y'=2x :  




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