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Re: How to do a family of plots?

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  • Subject: [mg64497] Re: [mg64476] How to do a family of plots?
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 05:36:07 -0500 (EST)
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p[f_,L_]:=(1-f) ArcCos[Exp[-2/L]];



Bob Hanlon

> From: "1.156" <rob at>
To: mathgroup at
> Subject: [mg64497] [mg64476] How to do a family of plots?
> Experts, I have used the scheme below with ParametricPlot and it worked. 
> But with a simple plot it doesn't. It seems clear the plot function is 
> not seeing the f variable.  Plot is not getting machine sized numbers, 
> etc. Nothing I've tried seems to help.
> I'm trying to get plots of p vs L with f as a parameter. Thanks for any 
> help, Rob
> p[f_,L_]:=(1-f) ArcCos[Exp[-2/L]]
> {q,r,y,z}=Plot[p[f,L],{L,0.1,10}]
> /.  f->{0.2,0.4,0.6,0.8}

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