Re: Making plots using transformation rules

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• Subject: [mg71961] Re: Making plots using transformation rules
• From: "dimitris" <dimmechan at yahoo.com>
• Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2006 06:03:39 -0500 (EST)
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Dimitris

amannuc at yahoo.com wrote:
> I've read about making plots of functions, for example:
>
> Plot[Evaluate[f[x]], {x, 0, 10}]
>
> I don't have this sort of function to plot. Because it involves
> derivatives, I only get numerical output after defining a
> transformation rule. A simple example (not the real one) is the
> following:
>
> g[t_] := D[t^2, t]
> g[t] /. t -> 1
>
> I cannot evaluate g[1], because then Mathematica thinks I am trying to
> take a derivative with respect to the number 1, and flags that as
> error. So I need the transformation rule to get function values.
>
> What is the best way to plot g[t]? I am looking to create multiple
> transformation rules that replace the argument t with a reasonable
> range of values. Then I can plot g[t] versus t. Plot will not do this
> directly because it takes variable values as input. However, as I've
> said, the construction g[x] (x = some number) flags an error.
>
> Thanks for your help.

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