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Re: Mathematica help

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  • Subject: [mg75059] Re: Mathematica help
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 04:07:28 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <evspvp$j2$>

liltammer4 at wrote:
> I don't know how to graph the curve x^2y^3-y^4=1 for x ranging from -3
> to 3.
> Here is what I have and I don't understand what the problem is???
> Plot[x^2 y^3 - y^4 == 1, {x, -3, 3}]

The curve is implicitly defined. You can use ImplicitPlot [1] as in

  ImplicitPlot[ x^2 y^3- y^4==1, { x, -3,3}];



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