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Re: Why do two equivalent expression give different answers?

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  • Subject: [mg47397] Re: [mg47396] Why do two equivalent expression give different answers?
  • From: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 05:45:54 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200404080041.UAA14181@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 8 Apr 2004, at 09:41, Konrad Den Ende wrote:

> I started Mathematica and went:
>
>
> Plot[
> Table[t^c, {c, 1, 2}],
> {t,0.5, 1.2} ]
> but it didn't like it.
>
> So i computed Table[t^c, {c, 1, 4}] explicitly in an other cell and 
> then
> pasted the result into the expression as follows
> Plot[
> {t,t^2},
> {t,0.5, 1.2} ]
> and then it went well.
>
> So i have two wonderings.
> a) How come there's a difference?!
> b) How do i make Mathematica accept what i try to do?
>
> -- 
>
> Kindly
> Konrad
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>
>
>


Plot[
Evaluate[Table[t^c, {c, 1, 2}]],
{t, 0.5, 1.2} ]

Read the documentation for Plot.

Andrzej Kozlowski
Chiba, Japan
http://www.mimuw.edu.pl/~akoz/


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