       Re: Function interpolation

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• Subject: [mg45374] Re: Function interpolation
• From: "Jean.Pellegri" <Jean.Pellegri at wanadoo.fr>
• Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2004 04:56:06 -0500 (EST)
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```"Fernando Ronci" <fernandoronci at hotmail.com> a écrit dans le message de
news:bt0uc8\$hec\$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Hi,
>
> I'm new to Mathematica and need some hints on how to derive (or
> estimate) a function from a given set of discrete x/y values.
> I know Mathematica can do this but I don't know how.
> For example, I tried to create a table of x/y values, then assign the
> approximated funcion to 'newfunction' and test it by calling it with
> 2.3 as argument, but it failed as follows (I couldn't even figure out
> how to build the table):
>
> Table = [{0, 0}, {1, 2}, {2, 4}, {3, 8}, {4, 16}, {5, 32}]
> newfunction = Interpolation[%]
> newfunction[2.3]

In:= f=Interpolation[{{0, 0}, {1, 2}, {2, 4}, {3, 8}, {4, 16}, {5, 32}}]

Out= InterpolatingFunction[{{0,5}},<>]

In:= f[3.4]

Out= 10.496

In:= f'[3.4]

Out= 7.25333

Salut

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