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Re: Ploting a changing constant

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  • Subject: [mg64811] Re: Ploting a changing constant
  • From: "Narasimham" <mathma18 at>
  • Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2006 02:35:23 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <> <> <du6mb6$5am$>
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Hi Mary Beth,

Plot3D[ a  x , {x, -5, 5}, {a, -4, 4}, ViewPoint -> {0, 100, 0},
PlotPoints -> {11, 9}, Shading -> False]

Even if it appears to be besides your requirement, I have mentioned it
as  it may serve as an early introduction to 3D, in which Mathematica
has shorter  effective and powerful commands. Slightly changing
ViewPoint shows a Hypar. What you want here is its special case
projection, you see here that 'a' has been treated as a variable.

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