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Re: graphing x^2+4 on x, y, and i

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  • Subject: [mg61803] Re: graphing x^2+4 on x, y, and i
  • From: thomas <likothecat at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 05:49:56 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <dk1joh$9n0$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: likothecat at hotmail.com
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Hi,

What I mean by the i axis, is imaginary numbers.  That is, I would
like to see the zeros at +2i and -2i as well as the parabola in x and
y.  If that makes sense?

Thanks for your response,
thomas

On Sun, 30 Oct 2005 04:55:45 +0000 (UTC), Bill Rowe
<readnewsciv at earthlink.net> wrote:

>On 10/29/05 at 1:32 AM, likothecat at hotmail.com (thomas) wrote:
>
>>Is it possible to make a 3d type of graph using the x, y, and i
>>axes for the equation y = x ^ 2 + 4?
>
>Mathematica supports several options for plotting in three dimensions. ParametricPlot3D can be used to plot three dimensionsal curves. Plot3D can be used to plot surfaces. Additionally, the package Graphics`Graphics3D` has several other functions for 3D plotting.
>
>But it is difficult to tell you specifically how to deal with your problem. You've not defined what you mean by the "i" axis and the expression you give is only dependent on two variables.


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