RE: Why do two equivalent expression give different answers?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg47406] RE: [mg47396] Why do two equivalent expression give different answers?*From*: "Owen, HL (Hywel)" <H.L.Owen at dl.ac.uk>*Date*: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 05:46:04 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

You need to use Evaluate: Plot[Evaluate[Table[t^c, {c, 1, 2}]], {t, 0.5, 1.2} ] works. > -----Original Message----- > From: chamster at home.se [mailto:chamster at home.se] To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net > Sent: 08 April 2004 01:41 > To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net > Subject: [mg47406] [mg47396] Why do two equivalent expression give different > answers? > > > 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 > --------------------------------------------------- > May all spammers die an agonizing death; have no burial places; > their souls be chased by demons in Gehenna from one room to > another for all eternity and more. > > Sleep - thing used by ineffective people > as a substitute for coffee > > Ambition - a poor excuse for not having > enough sense to be lazy > --------------------------------------------------- >