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Re: SImple Plot3D issue

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  • Subject: [mg68604] Re: [mg68564] SImple Plot3D issue
  • From: gardyloo <gardyloo at mail.wsu.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 04:40:35 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

   Try replacing your lowercase 'e' with an uppercase one (that's how
Mathematica refers to the base of the natural logarithms). Then re-run
your code!

             Curtis O.

jtolman at gmail.com wrote:
> I am trying to plot the 3D function e^-(x^2 + y^2) (x^2 + 2y^2)
>
> Plot3D[e^-(x^2 + y^2) (x^2 + 2 y^2), {x, -3, 3}, {y, -3, 3}]
>
> I get not machine-size real number errors.  When I try
>
> f = e^-(x^2 + y^2) (x^2 + 2 y^2)
>
> I get a Syntax::noinfo: insufficient information error, although the
> output looks like a valid textbook style equation.
>
> I've tried several variations on input but can't figure out where the
> syntax mistake is.
>
>
>   

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